List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ROMAN CAMP [camp] Roman Camp Mr James Dixon
Mr. George Ferguson
Mr Robert Campbell
124 There is a remarkable object, situated at the east end of the Village of Callander, and on the north bank of the River Teith. It consists of a bank of earth, of considerable length, and in some parts sloping gently, on either side, from the summit. It is supposed by some, that the Romans encamped in the enclosure between the bank and the river. Others again, maintain that this feature was caused by the river having altered its course - which indeed seems to be the correct hypothesis.
ROMAN CAMP [house] Roman Camp Mr James Dixon
Mr George Fergusson
Mr Robert Campbell
Valuation Roll for 1857-8
124 A dwelling-house, two storeys high, with offices, one storey, the whole slated, and in good repair. Property of the Right Hon. [Honourable] Lord & Lady Willoughby, aforesaid. This house is situated at the west end of what's called the "Roman Camp", from which it derives its name.
This house is let during the Summer months to visitors, unoccupied at present.

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County of Perth -- Parish of Callander

[Below Roman Camp:]
Not to be shewn as a Camp on plan.
[Initialled] F.E.P.
Capt. R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers]

This consists of an extensive and very irregularly shaped
bank, about 12 feet high, a chain broad at the base and half
a chain at the top. Although it is considered by the vulgar
as a Roman Camp there is not the least evidence to
support the assumption, and the intelligent people of the neighbourhood
discard it. It is not noticed in Roy's Roman Antiquities, not does it bear
the usual shape of Roman Camps; and as the ground is perfectly level on each side there would
be no reason for the Romans, if they erected it, departing from their usual rectangular camps; besides
there is no place in the neighbourhood showing sufficient traces of an excavation to support the theory
of it being an artificial fortification, Roman or Pictish. J. B. Hamilton Esqr. of Leny states that, from excavations
made in it, it is found to be a bank of gravel, such as might have been found in past times
by the motion of the adjoining river and this seems to be the proper conclusion to arrive at respecting it.
Thomas Lynch C/a. [Civilian Assistant]

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