Basic Site Details

Name: Johnstone Infectious Diseases Hospital
Town, district or village: Johnstone
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: ADDITIONS TO HOSPITAL, JOHNSTONE, N.B.- The new part of the Combination Hospital, situated on the Linwood-road, Johnstone, was recently opened. The extensions have been executed to the plans of Mr J L.Cowan, of Glasgow, and have cost over 4,000. [Builder 27 February 1897 p207]

Most of original blocks now demolished to make way for new blocks built in the 1980s.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Johnstone HospitalYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hospital  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31886   
Item 2 of 31895 Design exhibitedDesign for extension
Item 3 of 31896  Extension


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2Speirs & Co (or Speirs Ltd)Architectural practice   Probably built the iron-and-wood smallpox hospital on the adjacent site (no date)
Item 2 of 2James Lymburn CowanArchitect 1896 Extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1895   284 (Cowan work)
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Johnston Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder20 November 1886LI p749
Item 2 of 3Builder1 February 1896LXX p99
Item 3 of 3Builder27 February 1897  p207