MHG25649 - Roy Bridge, Drill Hall


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Type and Period (2)

  • DRILL HALL (19th Century to 20th Century - 1869 AD to 1947 AD)
  • COMMUNITY CENTRE (20th Century to 21st Century - 1947 AD to 2100 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NN28SE Grid Ref: 2696 8132
Source: O/S 1:10,560 Map.

REFERENCE - Scottish Record Office
Payment for mason work 1871 GD 128/12/1

The Roybridge Memorial Hall by John Rhind was built in 1869 as a drill hall. A small dwelling was attached and there was a projecting wing for a former post office and store. The building was acquired in 1947 for community use. <1>

Martin Briscoe advises that the above grid reference is incorrect and should be NN 2698 8137. <2>

Martin Briscoe has submitted photos of this site to the Highland HER Flickr group. <3>

The Roy Bridge Memorial Hall, built as a drill hall by John Rhind in 1869, was the base for 10 Corps Inverness-shire Rifle Volunteers. In 1903 the Lovat's Scouts took over the hall and added stables, a riding school and practice ground nearby. In 1914 the hall was the base for "A" Squadron, 1st Lovat's Scouts.
The building is T-shaped with a ground floor and attic with round-headed window at the front. The building was sold for 'community uses' in 1947.
Recorded as part of HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project, 2013. <1> <4> <5>

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Grid reference Centred NN 2698 8137 (33m by 23m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN28SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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