NT2573 : Drill hall roof, viewed from Forrest Hill

taken 7 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Drill hall roof, viewed from Forrest Hill
Drill hall roof, viewed from Forrest Hill
It was not possible to get a full view from ground level.
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 
Place (from Tags)
Former (from Tags)
Drill Hall 
University (from Tags)
University of Edinburgh 
Primary Subject of Photo
University  Hall 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2565 7317 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.7477N 3:11.5217W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2567 7320
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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WW1 Drill Hall  The Royal Scots 

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