Basic Site Details

Name: Liberton Hospital
Town, district or village: Liberton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Unclear if the Annexe to Geriatric Hospital was designed by Holt or Melville Dundas & Whitson

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Liberton Cottage HospitalYes 
Item 2 of 2Royal Edinburgh Hospital for IncurablesYesFormed by Longmore and Liberton Hospitals together

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 1Liberton Cottage Hospital, Lasswade RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519031908 Also lodge
Item 2 of 5c. 1924c. 1926 Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 519271935Alterations and additionsAdditions to Neville Cottage (Nurses' Home) and alteration to avenue gate.
Item 4 of 51963 AdditionAnnexe to Geriatric Hospital
Item 5 of 529 May 1964 * ProposedErection of geriatric unit and out-patients' dept., c. 786,418

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 11George Washington BrowneArchitectA19031908Also lodge
Item 2 of 11John More Dick PeddieArchitectA19031908Also lodge. Hospital and lodge may be mainly by Peddie?
Item 3 of 11Peddie & Washington BrowneArchitectural practiceA19031908Also lodge
Item 4 of 11James McLellan FairleyArchitectB19241926Alterations and additions
Item 5 of 11Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceB19241926Alterations and additions
Item 6 of 11Robert Stirling ReidArchitectB19241926Alterations and additions
Item 7 of 11James McLellan FairleyArchitectC19271935Additions to Neville Cottage (Nurses' Home) and alteration to avenue gate.
Item 8 of 11Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceC19271935Additions to Neville Cottage (Nurses' Home) and alteration to avenue gate.
Item 9 of 11Robert Stirling ReidArchitectC19271935Additions to Neville Cottage (Nurses' Home) and alteration to avenue gate.
Item 10 of 11John HoltArchitectF1963 Annexe to Geriatric Hospital
Item 11 of 11Melville, Dundas & Whitson LtdBuilder 29 May 1964 * Geriatric unit and out-patients' dept.

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1SE Reg. Hospital Board1964, geriatric unit and out-patients' dept.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp486
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder29 May 1964  p1160

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5DMW ArchiveSmall, G P: The Leadbetters' Victorian Legacy, Unpublished paper, 21 September 1994  
Item 2 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1920/70/1, 1920/71/1-2, 1920/72/1
Item 3 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore208667Neville Cottage (Nurses' Home)
Item 4 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore153431Liberton Cottage Hospital main block
Item 5 of 5Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore208666Laundry block