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South Queensferry, Port Edgar Harbour, Barracks

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    HMS LOCHINVAR; BARRACK BLOCKS A TO E
  • Canmore ID
    136604
  • Site type
    BARRACKS (FIRST WORLD WAR), BARRACKS (20TH CENTURY)
  • Parish
    DALMENY
  • Council
    EDINBURGH, CITY OF
  • NGR
    NT 1165 7870
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.993093N, 3.417934W
  • Archaeological notes
    NT17NW 181.08 centred 1165 7870 The former barracks buildings are sitauted at the W end of Port Edgar Base. Two storeyed with slated roofs built of brick with concrete lintels to windows and doors. Windows are sash type with glazing bars (astragals). External metal stairs from the first floor and there are cast iron ornamental external light fittings at the corners. At the W end of this group is the sick bay building. All buildings are lettered (according to the official plan), Barrack Blocks A to E. Faded painted signs were noted at the lower corners and an earlier very faded painted sign 'A and B' on a concrete lintel above a bricked up entrance, possibly a previous numbering system. Information to follow.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1088062 (9/7/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on part of the former Royal Naval Base, taken from the WNW.
  • 1069761 (4/4/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the officers' quarters, air raid shelter, stores, boiler house and gym, taken from the WSW.
  • 1069760 (4/4/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the officers' quarters, air raid shelter, stores, boiler house and gym, taken from the W.
  • 1069759 (4/4/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the officers' quarters, barracks, air raid shelter, stores, boiler house and gym, taken from the WNW.
  • 1069758 (4/4/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the barracks, officers' quarters, air raid shelter, stores, boiler house and gym, taken from the NNW.
  • 1069757 (4/4/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the barracks, officers' quarters, air raid shelter, stores, boiler house and gym, taken from the SE.
  • 1069756 (4/4/2007)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the Port Edgar Royal Navy barracks, officers' quarters, air raid shelter, stores, boiler house and gym, taken from the SSE.
  • 1088295 (2/5/2007)
    View, looking along sea wall N elevations of barrack blocks with perimeter fence on left from the W.
  • 1088294 (2/5/2007)
    View showing space between barrack block and store hut from W.
  • 1088290 (2/5/2007)
    View showing S-facing barrack blocks with store huts on right from WSW.
  • 1088289 (2/5/2007)
    View showing S-facing barrack blocks with store huts on right from W.
  • 1088287 (2/5/2007)
    View of barrack block with store hut from E.
  • 1088286 (2/5/2007)
    View showing double gable end of barrack blocks from SW.
  • 1088285 (2/5/2007)
    Detail. Showing N-facing elevation of barrack blocks with perimeter fence on right.
  • 1088278 (2/5/2007)
    View showing gable end with fire escape stairs of barrack block from the E.
  • 1088275 (2/5/2007)
    View, showing barrack block and modern single storey portacabin type extension block.
  • 1063637 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Hospital Block stairs leading to 2nd floor.
  • 1063636 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Barrack room showing part of collections of National Museum of Scotland.
  • 1063635 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Barrack room showing material from collections of National Museum of Scotland.
  • 1063634 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Barrack Room showing material from collections of National Museum of Scotland.
  • 1063633 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Barrack room showing material from collections of National Museum of Scotland.
  • 1063632 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Barrack Room showing material from collections of National Museum of Scotland.
  • 1063631 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Barrack Room showing material from collections of National Museum of Scotland.
  • 1063630 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Hospital block stairs to 2nd floor.
  • 1063629 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Hospital Block showing dressing rooms.
  • 1063628 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Hospital Block ward in use as store for National Museum of Scotland.
  • 1063627 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Hospital Block, 2nd floor corridor.
  • 1063626 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Hospital Block main corridor.
  • 1063625 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Hospital Block, ward in use as store for National Museum of Scotland.
  • 1063624 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Barrack, ground floor in use as a store for National Museum of Scotland.
  • 1063623 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Barrack Block ground floor room.
  • 1063622 (29/3/2007)
    Interior. Barrack room in use as store for National Museum of Scotland.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 136604 (7/1/1945)
    View from SW of the extension to the barracks under construction.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 136604 (7/1/1945)
    View from SW of the extension to the barracks under construction.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Linlithgowshire, Sheet 21854-5
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Edinburghshire, Sheet 11852

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Linlithgow, Sheet 002.161854
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Linlithgow, Sheet 002.161854