A marching camp was discovered in 2015 in the grounds of Ayr Academy and near the Ayr Racecourse. The camp has been dated to the time of Agricola’s invasion in 80AD and is the first evidence of the west coast route used by the Roman legions. For details see
- New Evidence for Roman Conquest of Scotland Guard Archaeology
- NEW EVIDENCE UNCOVERED FOR ROMAN CONQUEST OF SCOTLAND Heritage Daily
- ARABAOLAZA, IRAIA, DIANE ALDRITT, and BEVERLEY BALLIN SMITH. “Roman Marching Camp in Ayr.” Britannia 50 (2019): 330–49. https://www.jstor.org/stable/26814714.