Basic Site Details

Name: Baldovan Institution
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: In grounds of Baldovan House.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Baldovan Asylum  
Item 2 of 3Children's Institute As referred to in Illustrated London News
Item 3 of 3Strathmartine HospitalYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61853 Design exhibited 
Item 2 of 67 July 1853 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 619001905 Further complex of buildings to north
Item 4 of 6November 1951 Alteration/conversionPart of a five year building programme by the Eastern regional Hospital of Scotland. Second stage of development proposed for an estimated cost of £95,000
Item 5 of 66 December 1957 Proposed'Eastern Regional Hospital Board to erect boiler house, pipe works, and other services at Baldovan. Est. cost ₤25,000. Apply Regional Engineer, 430 Blackness-road, Dundee.' per Builder p1024
Item 6 of 611 September 1959 Proposed'Three single-storey pavilions, each...9,000 sq. ft. and aprox. 3,550 sq. ft. of terrace and verandah...' per Builder p226


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 8Coe & GoodwinArchitectural practiceA1853  
Item 2 of 8Edwin Morton GoodwinArchitectA1853  
Item 3 of 8Henry Edward CoeArchitectA1853  
Item 4 of 8Andrew Graham PatrickArchitectB19001905Further complex of buildings to north
Item 5 of 8James Maclaren & SonsArchitectural practiceB19001905Further complex of buildings to north
Item 6 of 8John Turnbull MaclarenArchitectB19001905Further complex of buildings to north
Item 7 of 8Eastern Regional Hospital Board  1951 Responsible for second stage of development
Item 8 of 8Eastern Regional Hospital Board  11 September 1959 Regional Architect accepting tender applications per Builder p226


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Ogilvie, Jane, LadyFounded building, with her husband Sir John Ogilvie
Item 2 of 2Ogilvie, John, SirFounded building, with his wife Lady Jane Ogilvie


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1853, no 1117
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Strathmartine Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder7 July 1900LXXIX p16
Item 2 of 5Builder2 November 1951  p605
Item 3 of 5Builder6 December 1957  p1024
Item 4 of 5Builder11 September 1959  p226
Item 5 of 5Illustrated London News30 July 1853   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48113