Basic Site Details

Name: West Poorhouse
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Demolished for Logie Central School.

Alternative Names

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1211, Blackness RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21863   
Item 2 of 2c. 1929 Demolition 


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 4David Mackenzie II (or David McKenzie II)ArchitectA1862 Original building, as assistant to William Scott, Town's Architect
Item 2 of 4Dundee City Architect's DepartmentArchitectural practiceA1862 William Scott as Town's Architect, assisted by David Mackenzie II
Item 3 of 4William ScottArchitectA1862 As Dundee Town Architect
Item 4 of 4William AlexanderArchitect 1863 Alterations and additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Liff & Benvie Parish Council 


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Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Dundee West Poorhouse

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee City ArchivesDundee City Archives Liff & Benvie Parochial Board Minutes
Item 2 of 3Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 3 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 30845/1-33 and RHP 30846/1-11