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Inverness, Margaret Street, Artillery Drill Hall

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

Site Name Inverness, Margaret Street, Artillery Drill Hall

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

Canmore ID 98554

Site Number NH64NE 518

NGR NH 6666 4556

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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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 Margaret Street drill hall was in use by the time of the 1904 2nd edition Ordnance Survey 1:2500 map. It has been partially demolished but the drill hall remains on the SW side and is in use as a public hall and theatre space.

In 1914 it was the base for "H" Squadron, 2nd Lovat's Scouts and HQ and base for a battery of Inverness Royal Horse Artillery.

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

Architecture Notes

NH64NE 518 6666 4556

Source: OS 1:10,000 Map, 1992.

Architect: Alexander Ross (I.A. Oct. 13, 1871)

Inverness, Artillery Volunteers' Hall

Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. April 12, 1889)

(Undated) information in NMRS.

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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