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The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore ID
TEMPORARY CAMP (ROMAN)County
SCOTTISH BORDERS, THENGR
NT 548 167Latitude, Longitude
NT51NW 25 548 167.
(NT 548 169) Roman Temporary Camp, Cavers Mains: Aerial photography has revealed a Roman camp on the E end of a ridge, at 500 ft OD, at Cavers Mains. About 1,000 ft of the SE side, 600 ft of the NE side, with the rounded angle between them is visible as a cropmark, with a slight change in direction in the SE side at a gate with a tutulus.
J K St Joseph 1965
The remainder of the NE side (some 1,050 ft long), the rounded N angle, and part of the NW side have now been recorded.
J K St Joseph 1969
There are no surface remains of this camp. The site is now under plough.
Visited by OS (BS) 10 April 1975
Further aerial photographs taken by the RCAHMS in 1980 and 1995