Basic Site Details

Name: Greenock and District Combination Hospital, Gateside
Town, district or village: Greenock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: 150 beds with accommodation for 46 nurses and maids.

Closed down.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Gateside HospitalYes 
Item 2 of 3Greenock Fever Hospital  
Item 3 of 3Greenock Municipal Hospital  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419051908Construction 
Item 2 of 4c. 1939(?)  New scheme - held up due to outbreak of war
Item 3 of 4Before 19751976Build/constructionArea Laundry
Item 4 of 41979  Closed down.


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 10Alexander CullenArchitectA19051908 
Item 2 of 10Alexander YoungArchitectA19051908As assistant to Alex Cullen, Lochhead & Brown
Item 3 of 10Hugh Dykes SimpsonArchitectA19051908As assistant to Alexander Cullen
Item 4 of 10James LochheadArchitectA19051908 
Item 5 of 10William BrownArchitectA19051908 
Item 6 of 10Cullen, Lochhead & BrownArchitectural practiceBc. 1939(?) New scheme - held up due to outbreak of war
Item 7 of 10Lockhart Whiteford HutsonArchitectBc. 1939(?) New scheme - held up due to outbreak of war
Item 8 of 10Alistair Robertson Whitelaw (or Alexander Robertson Whitelaw)ArchitectcBefore 1975After 1975Area Laundry
Item 9 of 10Archibald Macintosh DoakArchitectCBefore 19751976Area Laundry
Item 10 of 10Ross, Doak & WhitelawArchitectural practiceCBefore 1975After 1976Area Laundry


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Johnston, W T2003Artists of Scotland Officina Publications CDROM 
Item 2 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 3 of 3The Modern Building Record1912The Modern Building RecordVolume 3London: Wertheimer, Lea & Cop120

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder20 May 1905LXXXVIII  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Chris DoakInformation via website Sent July 2007
Item 2 of 4Common Services AgencyPlans  
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScottish Survey of Architectural Practices Project MS material Copies and notes from Cullen Lochhead and Brown
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Lockhart Whiteford Hutson: F no3785 (combined box 28); James Lochhead: F v20 no1453 (microfilm reel 13); Hugh Dykes Simpson: L v20 no1587; Alexander Young: L v21 no1697