Basic Site Details

Name: Leanchoil Cottage Hospital, Chapelton Muir
Town, district or village: Forres
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: John Rhind was asked to provide plans for the new hospital and these were sent to H Saxon Snell and Son to provide comments. Rhind died before they could reply, so the Snell firm took over the project.

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 1Leanchoil Hospital, St Leonards RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51889  Rhind asked to provide plans (which probably included lodge and fountain)
Item 2 of 5July 1889 Plans submitted 
Item 3 of 51892  Hospital completed
Item 4 of 524 April 1892   
Item 5 of 51930s  Maternity wing


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 3John RhindArchitect 18891889Rhind provided plans
Item 2 of 3H Saxon Snell & SonArchitectural practiceA18891892Took over after Rhind's death
Item 3 of 3Henry Saxon SnellArchitectA18891892Took over after Rhind's death


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 2 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp455, 635

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Forres Gazette22 June 1892  p2 (Tenders)
Item 2 of 5Inverness Courier20 June 1890   
Item 3 of 5Moray and Nairn Gazette (or Express?)9 January 1892  p6
Item 4 of 5Moray and Nairn Gazette (or Express?)21 May 1892  p6
Item 5 of 5Moray and Nairn Gazette (or Express?)13 September 1892  p4

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13313Main building
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13314Lodge and fountain
Item 3 of 3Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material