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 meters (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