Basic Site Details

Name: East Poorhouse and Maryfield Hospital
Town, district or village: Stobswell
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of original building 7,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Eastern HospitalYes 
Item 2 of 3Maryfield Hospital  
Item 3 of 3The Rowans  

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 2Mains LoanYesMaryfield Hospital
Item 2 of 2Molison StreetYesEastern Poorhouse

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 725 November 1856  Advertisement for contractors for original building
Item 2 of 718611870 Large additions
Item 3 of 7July 1868  Alterations and improvements
Item 4 of 71880 AdditionWorkshop and Governor's House
Item 5 of 718901891 Large hospital block added
Item 6 of 7c. 1900  New wards
Item 7 of 71931  New buildings

People

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 10William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)ArchitectA1854 Original building. William Scott was the executant architect
Item 2 of 10William ScottArchitectA18541855Executant architect for Moffat design
Item 3 of 10Charles Ower (senior)Architect, Engineer 18611870Large additions
Item 4 of 10William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)ArchitectEJuly 1868 Alterations and improvements
Item 5 of 10William AlexanderArchitectB1880 Workshops and Governor's House added
Item 6 of 10William AlexanderArchitectC18901891Large hospital block added
Item 7 of 10David ThomsonArchitectDc. 1900 New wards - as assistant to William Alexander
Item 8 of 10William AlexanderArchitectDc. 1900 New wards
Item 9 of 10David McLayArchitectF1931 New buildings
Item 10 of 10Dundee Burgh Engineer's Office/Dundee City Engineer's OfficeArchitectural practiceF1931 New Buildings

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Parish Council 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Maryfield Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News1931July-Dec p106
Item 2 of 4Building Chronicle16 September 1854I p73
Item 3 of 4Building Chronicle1 June 1855I p200
Item 4 of 4Dundee Advertiser25 November 1856  Advertisement for contractors for original building

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 2 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 30847/1-48, RHP 30848/1-64
Item 3 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)William Lambie Moffatt Cash Book 1859-1881 GD 1/412/1 p15
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Thomson: L v26 no2117