NGRef: NX8776
OSMap: LR84
Type: 2 Marching Camps
Roads
none

The Shawhead Marching Camps

N.G.RefDimensionsAreaDescription
Shawhead Camp 1
NX878762350+ x 300+ ft
(107+ x 91+ m)
>2½ acres
(>0.97 ha)
This camp was discovered in 1960 when the northern corner angle and attached lengths of the north-west and north-east sides, measuring 350 ft. and 300 ft, respectively, were seen as crop-marks on aerial photographs.
Shawhead Camp 2
NX878762180+ x 180+ ft
(55+ x 55+ m)
>¾-acre
(0.3 ha)
This camp was discovered in 1960 when 180 ft lengths of both the north and east sides, together with the well-rounded north-east corner-angle were seen as crop marks on A.P.'s.
See: Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1958-1960 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. li (1961) p.122.