MHG59153 - Former Drill Hall - Lochcarron


A former drill hall, now used as the village hall.

Type and Period (3)

  • (Former Type) DRILL HALL (19th Century to 20th Century - 1893 AD to 2000 AD)
  • (Former Type) VILLAGE HALL (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)
  • PLAQUE (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The building is depicted on the 2nd edition Ross-shire OS map, and is labelled 'Drill hall'. <1> <2>

The Lochcarron drill hall is marked on the 2nd edition OS 1:2500 map. It comprises two parallel halls with a gabled entrance porch and is now in use as the village hall. In 1914 it was the base for the Ross & Cromarty [Mountain] Battery, 4th Highland Mountain Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Recorded as part of the HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project, 2013. <3> <4> <5>

See link to HES Canmore record below for photos of the building contributed by Martin Briscoe.

GIS spatial data created 2018 based on OS Master Map. <6>

Sources/Archives (6)



Grid reference Centred NG 9038 3986 (27m by 25m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG93NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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