NT2573 : HQ of the Royal Scots

taken 7 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

HQ of the Royal Scots
HQ of the Royal Scots
Plaque at 5 Forrest Hill commemorating the rebuilding of the HQ in 1905.
WW1 Drill Hall - 5 Forrest Hill, Edinburgh

Originally the Headquarters of The Queens Rifle Volunteer Brigade "The Royal Scots", built in 1904, and the site of a WW1 drill hall for the 4th & 5th Battalions, Royal Scots(HQ and A-H Companies.Link. Now owned by The University of Edinburgh and used by their Communication and Marketing department. The drill hall is to the left of the main HQ Building, and is used as the Estate Operations Central Area Workshop. The shooting range is below the workshop and now inaccessible.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 2 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 2 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
University  Plaque 
University (from Tags)
University of Edinburgh 
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Drill Hall 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2565 7319 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.7585N 3:11.5221W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2565 7319
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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