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The Royal Engineers in Halifax

Wellington Barracks, Halifax

Piers note: No. 277. Wellington Barracks: Quartermaster's Stores and Office, and Carpenter's Shop, of brick, 2½ storeys high, with later brick extension for Painter's Shop, Bread and Meat Stores, 1½ storeys high; roof of Admiralty House barn in right distance; the Coal Store is just out of view to left; at "southern" side of the Barracks property; 1880 or 1881. Looking East-southeast from Parade ground at Southeast end of Soldiers' Quarters. The main building is 23 feet high to eaves, and the extension 12½ feet to eaves. These buildings must have been erected sometime between 1878 and 1880.

Date.: 1880 or 81

Reference: Royal Engineers Nova Scotia Archives number 6976 (Piers 277) / negative N-1480

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