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Edinburgh, Colinton Road, Redford Barracks, Cavalry Barracks

Barracks (20th Century), Barracks (Second World War), Barracks (First World War)

Site Name Edinburgh, Colinton Road, Redford Barracks, Cavalry Barracks

Classification Barracks (20th Century), Barracks (Second World War), Barracks (First World War)

Canmore ID 73614

Site Number NT26NW 53

NGR NT 22465 69545

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

World War One Audit of Surviving Remains (12 September 2013)

The cavalry and infantry barracks at redford were built in 1911-17 to house regular army units. They continue in military use.

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 12 September 2013.

Archaeology Notes

NT26NW 53.00 22465 69545

Redford Barracks [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1990.

NT26NW 53.01 NT 22232 69277 Infantry Barracks

NT26NW 53.02 NT 22568 69681 Cavalry Officers Mess and Quarters

NT26NW 53.03 NT 22324 69403 (Centred) Married Quarters

NT26NW 53.04 NT 22115 69391 Infantry Entrance Gate

NT26NW 53.05 NT 22380 69623 Cavalry Entrance Gate

NT26NW 53.06 NT 22568 69539 (Centred) Stable Blocks

NT26NW 53.07 NT 22119 69239 Infantry Officers Mess and Quarters

NT26NW 53.08 NT 22325 68876 St Margaret's Garrison Church (Redford Military Church)


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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