Attested:  Ptolemy 2,3,13 Πτερωτον στρατοπεδον;  Pinnatis at position 213 in the Ravenna Cosmography

WhereBurghead promontory fort at NJ10906914 on the Moray Firth

Name origin:  Greek for ‘feathered camp’ = Latin pinnata castra

Notes:  At the northern tip of the Roman march into northern Scotland.

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