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ROMAN CAMP (Supposed) [Trohoughton] Roman Camp
Roman Camp
Roman Camp
Roman Camp
J. Kennedy
William Martin
Samuel Kirkpatrick
Joseph Edgar
055 [Situation] On Trohoughton Hill 2 1/4 miles S.E. by S. [South East by South] of St. Michaels Church Dumfries
This is a Roman Camp Situated on the farms of High Kelton and Trohoughton its shape is that of an oval or a square with the corners a little rounded but it is so much defaced by the process of cultivation that its original Shape cannot be properly distinguished Some parts of the ramparts & fosse Still remains although much destroyed by ploughing. J. Carruthers formerly tenant of Trohoughton says that about 40 years ago it was surrounded by two ramparts & a fosse between, all apparently quite complete, he also States that it has been always considered, by the intelligent in the neighbourhood, a Roman Camp William Martin Tenant of Boreland farm states the same thing. That it is a Roman Camp appears to be the belief of all the intelligent persons acquainted with the locality











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Page 120 -- 'Roman Camp'
"Towards the lower end of the parish and corresponding as is thought to another Similar one near the Castle of Caerlaverock
"and within that parish. is an eminence called Trohoughton which has been noticed by Pennant as a Roman Station."
Sinclairs Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] vol.[volume] 5. page 142

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