Stirling, Princes Street, Drill Hall

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Stirling, Princes Street, Drill Hall

Site Name Stirling, Princes Street, Drill Hall

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

Alternative Name(s) Stirling T.a. Centre

Canmore ID 221329

Site Number NS79SE 484

NGR NS 79458 93762

Datum Osgb36 - Ngr

Council Stirling

Parish Stirling

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World War One Audit of Surviving Remains (28 June 2013)

Date 28 June 2013

Event ID 961847

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Summary Record

The elaborate symmetrically-fronted baronial drill hall, with cone-roofed drum-towers was built around 1892. The hall lies behind. In 1914 it was drill station for "B" Squadron, Fife & Forfar yeomanry , HQ of and base for "A" Company, 7th battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, and base for No 2 Company Highland Divisional Transport and Supply Column.

The drill hall, later used as a leisure centre, is now derelict.

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 28 June 2013.

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