Basic Site Details

Name: Sidlaw Sanatorium
Town, district or village: Auchterhouse
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Converted to private housing. Dated 1901.

It is thought that this is one of the sanatoria referred to in James Thomson's FRIBA papers.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Auchterhouse Sanatorium  
Item 2 of 3Dundee Sanatorium Alternative name used in press at time of building.
Item 3 of 3Sidlaw HospitalYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219001901  
Item 2 of 2After 1925  Alterations


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 6David ThomsonArchitectA19001901As assistant to William Alexander, City Architect
Item 2 of 6William AlexanderArchitectA19001901 
Item 3 of 6James ThomsonArchitect After 1904(?)Before 1916(?)Probably responsible for additions/alterations
Item 4 of 6Dundee Burgh Engineer's Office/Dundee City Engineer's OfficeArchitectural practiceBAfter 1925 With James McLellan Brown as Depute City Architect
Item 5 of 6James McLellan BrownArchitectBAfter 1925 As Depute City Architect
Item 6 of 6Robert DronArchitectBAfter 1925 Alterations as assistant to James McLellan Brown, Depute City Architect


Bibliographic References

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Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Dundee Central LibraryDundee Photographic Survey  
Item 2 of 5Dundee UniversityDundee University Archives Minutes THB 12/1/1
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register5686 
Item 4 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register5685 
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Thomson: L v26 no2117; James Thomson: F no1602 (microfilm reel 14) ('Sanatoria')