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Dumbarton, Latta Street, Drill Hall

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

Site Name Dumbarton, Latta Street, Drill Hall

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

Alternative Name(s) Territorial Army Centre

Canmore ID 333008

Site Number NS47NW 74

NGR NS 40262 75761

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/333008

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  • Council West Dunbartonshire
  • Parish Dumbarton
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Dumbarton
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

World War One Audit of Surviving Remains (24 October 2013)

Osborne records the drill hall in Latta Street next to 'Hartfield House' (on the corner of Latta Street and Bonhill Road). The hall was not shown on the 2nd epoch map (surveyed 1914) but was in place by the 1937 4th epoch survey. He records Hartfield House as in 1914 being the HQ of the 9th battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, while the drill hall was the base for "C" Company.

The drill hall survives as part of a Territorial Army complex.

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 24 October 2013.

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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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