NT2573 : Forrest Hill

taken 7 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Forrest Hill
Forrest Hill
No.5, the Royal Scots HQ building is at the top, with part of the drill hall roof visible at the left.
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  Educational sites  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Former (from Tags)
Drill Hall 
University (from Tags)
University of Edinburgh 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2565 7319 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.7585N 3:11.5221W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2568 7319
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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