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Inverness, Farraline Park, Rose Street Hall

Drill Hall (First World War), Drill Hall (19-20th Century)

Site Name Inverness, Farraline Park, Rose Street Hall

Classification Drill Hall (First World War), Drill Hall (19-20th Century)

Canmore ID 278948

Site Number NH64NE 763

NGR NH 66626 45617

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/278948

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Inverness And Bona
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

World War One Audit of Surviving Remains (19 July 2013)

The Rose Street drill hall had two storeys and an attic . In the rear gable, now facing the bus station, the ground floor has been reworked and its original appearance is lost. The first floor has three bays of triple mullioned windows. The attic has a triple round-headed window. The gable is crow-stepped. At the Rose Street end the front block was built between the 2nd and 3rd edition maps. It was originally two-storeyed and has five bays and an arched entrance. The further storey has been added. The original crow-stepped front gable of the hall is visible behind this block.

In 1914 the hall was the HQ and base for "A" and "B" Sections, Highland Mounted Brigade Field Ambulances, Royal Army Medical Corps.

The building is in use as a bar and hostel.

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 19 July 2013.

Activities

Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.

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