Keys to the Past

Rey Cross Roman Camp, Bowes Moor (Bowes Moor)

Rey Cross marching camp from the south-east. 1989
Rey Cross marching camp from the south-east. 1989

These are the remains of a well preserved Roman (AD43 to 410) marching camp on the summit of Stainmore. It was probably built in the mid to late 1st century AD. The entrances can be clearly seen. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law.

Reference number:D2423
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1016929
Event(s):Roman Military North Project 1971 - 1985; Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Bowes Moor

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