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Edinburgh Castle, Royal Scots Regimental Museum

Museum (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh Castle, Royal Scots Regimental Museum

Classification Museum (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Drill Hall; Piping School

Canmore ID 130570

Site Number NT27SE 1.46

NGR NT 2513 7346

NGR Description Centred NT 2513 7346

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27SE 1.46 centred 2513 7346

Archaeological investigations were conducted at the Piping School (S trial hole - area O, N trial hole - area Q) and the Drill Hall basement (area P) as part of the large scale excavations at Edinburgh Castle in 1988.

Information from RCAHMS (FD) 29 May 1998.


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