Dreghorn Barracks

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Dreghorn Barracks are located in Edinburgh, Scotland.wikipedia
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Colinton

Colinton StationColinton, Midlothian
The barracks are situated at the southern edge of the city, south of Colinton, and adjacent to the Edinburgh City Bypass.
As part of the UK government's defence spending review, Redford and Dreghorn Barracks are deemed surplus to requirements and earmarked for disposal.

The Rifles

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It has been the home for 3rd Battalion, The Rifles since 2014.
3rd Battalion, a redesignation of the 2nd Battalion, The Light Infantry. Initially configured in the light role as part of 52nd Infantry Brigade, it moved to 51st Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Scotland under Army 2020. Personnel are based at Dreghorn Barracks, Edinburgh.

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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The monument was erected in 1884 by R A Macfie of Dreghorn House, and incorporates columns taken from the 18th-century Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, designed by William Adam and demolished the previous year.
This stands outside the entrance to Dreghorn Barracks on Redford Road in the south west of the city.

Edinburgh City Bypass

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The barracks are situated at the southern edge of the city, south of Colinton, and adjacent to the Edinburgh City Bypass.
Local roads including the B701, and Dreghorn Barracks are also accessed from this junction.

RAF Kirknewton

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As part of the Future Force 2020 budgetary announcement in July 2011, RAF Kirknewton was to have been developed into a major Army base to host a Multi-Role Brigade and Dreghorn Barracks was earmarked for disposal.
As part of the Future Force 2020 budgetary announcement in July 2011, Kirknewton was to have been developed into a major British Army base to host a Multi-Role Brigade and both Dreghorn Barracks and Redford Barracks were earmarked for disposal.

Redford Barracks

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* Redford Barracks, located close to Dreghorn Barracks, in Colinton
As part of the Future Force 2020 budgetary announcement in July 2011, RAF Kirknewton was to have been developed into a major Army base to host a Multi-Role Brigade Redford and Dreghorn Barracks would become surplus to requirements and were earmarked for disposal under this plan.

Robert Andrew Macfie

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In the 19th century it had been the home of Robert Andrew Macfie.
He died on 17 February 1893 at Dreghorn Castle south-west of Edinburgh.

Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland

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The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland is the official regimental military band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland based at Dreghorn Barracks, Edinburgh.

Lowland Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland

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The other two bands in the Regiment are the regular Regimental Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, which is based at Dreghorn Barracks in Edinburgh and is administered by the Corps of Army Music, and the other is the territorial Highland Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, which is based at Queen's Barracks in Perth and administered by 51st Highland, 7th Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (7 SCOTS).

Military history of Scotland

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Regular British Army Garrisons currently operational in Scotland are: Fort George near Inverness; Redford Barracks and Dreghorn Barracks in Edinburgh; and Glencorse Barracks at Penicuik.

British Forces Broadcasting Service

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BFBS UK Bases stations now serve local communities in Aldershot (DAB), Aldergrove (FM), Blandford (FM), Bovington (AM), Brize Norton (DAB), Bulford (FM), Catterick (FM), Colchester (FM), Edinburgh (FM), Fort George (FM), Holywood (FM), Inverness (FM), Lisburn (FM), and Portsmouth (DAB).

Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons)

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The battalion returned to Scotland again in October 1993 and moved into Dreghorn Barracks this time.

Kalākaua's 1881 world tour

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Visiting Edinburgh on September 9, he toured Dreghorn Castle and the Royal Botanic Garden, where he planted two maple trees.

Matthew Leishman

Rev William Muir of St Stephens Church in Edinburgh recommended him for the church in Dreghorn, but the post was spoken for by Lord Gillies for his nephew, and this patronage usurped his own hopes.

Thomas McClure

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Married Dreghorn Castle, Colinton, Scotland 18 October 1877 Ellison Thorburn Macfie 1842-1906.

Craigiehall

In July 2011, following a Defence Basing Review carried out by the Ministry of Defence, it was announced that Craigiehall, along with Dreghorn Barracks and Redford Barracks also in Edinburgh, would be closing in 2014–2015.

Edinburgh

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Dreghorn Barracks are located in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Dreghorn Barracks are located in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Listed building

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The four original buildings are protected as a category C(s) listed building.

Master of Work to the Crown of Scotland

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The barracks were built in the grounds of Dreghorn Castle, a 17th-century mansion built by Sir William Murray, Master of Work to the Crown of Scotland.

Archibald Elliot

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The castle was extended around 1805 by Archibald and James Elliot.

War Office

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The castle was acquired by the War Office in 1893, and was eventually demolished in 1955.