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Glasgow, Yorkhill Parade, Drill Hall And Riding School

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

Site Name Glasgow, Yorkhill Parade, Drill Hall And Riding School

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

Canmore ID 333013

Site Number NS56NE 5039

NGR NS 56501 65969

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/333013

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

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

The 4th epoch 1:2500 OS map (surveyed 1933) shows a drill hall and riding school between Yorkhill Parade and Carfrae Street. This area was not developed at the time of the 3rd epoch map (surveyed 1909) which shows the Yorkhill Street drill hall.

It seems likely that the Yorkhill Parade buildings were, in 1914, for a cavalry unit, probably that identified by Osborne (2006) as having premises in this area: the HQ and "A", "B" and "D" Squadrons of the Glasgow Yeomanry.

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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