Working with the terrain

As we described earlier, much of the site was terraced to make building the camp more forbearing. In laying out the road system, however, RCEs made use of a natural contour, running at 76 metres (250 feet) above sea level.

Map portion: The National Archives (PRO) / Second World War Revision, 1941 / Sheet No. 124 Geographical Section, General Staff No. 3907 Published at the War Office, 1941 NB: The labels and Tweedsmuir Camp main road are not part of the original