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)
- None recorded
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>
- <1> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1904. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1905. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 6 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
- <3> Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 331793.
- <4> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Barclay, G.J.. 2014. The Built Heritage of the First World War in Scotland: The report of a project commissioned by Historic Scotland & RCAHMS. Unaffiliated. Digital. pp. 64, table 43.
- <5> Collection/Project Archive: Kilpatrick, A K. 2014. RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. Digital. Site 397.
- <6> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Mastermap. Digital. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 9038 3986 (27m by 25m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/331793/lochcarron-drill-hall (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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