Basic Site Details

Name: Lockhart Hospital
Town, district or village: Lanark
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for Lanark Poorhouse which became known as Lockhart Hospital in 1955, by which time this building was known as the William Smellie Memorial Hospital.

Ceased to be a hospital in 1992 and converted to flats in the mid-1990s.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Bellshill Hospital maternity annexe Since after the Second World War
Item 2 of 2William Smellie Memorial Hospital  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Lanark RoadYes 
Item 2 of 212-22, Lockhart Drive  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318741877Construction 
Item 2 of 328 November 1874  Foundation stone laid by Lady Lockhart
Item 3 of 319591962Build/constructionMaternity section


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 5D & J BryceArchitectural practiceA18741877 
Item 2 of 5David BryceArchitectA18741876 
Item 3 of 5Andrew MacMillanArchitectA19591962 
Item 4 of 5Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceA19591962Maternity Hospital
Item 5 of 5Isi Israel MetzsteinArchitectA19591962Maternity Hospital


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lockhart, Sir Simon McDonald of Lee and Carnwath 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Davidson, Hugh1899Lanark Past and Present   
Item 2 of 4Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p569
Item 3 of 4Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as William Smellie Hospital
Item 4 of 4Robertson, A D1974Lanark the Burgh and its Councils 1469-1880 Lanark 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder27 May 1876XXXIV Obituary of David Bryce
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh Evening Courant10 December 1874   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37030