Basic Site Details

Name: Dalziel Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Motherwell
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Closed down.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Airbles HouseYes 
Item 2 of 4Airbles Poorhouse  
Item 3 of 4Dalziel Parish Combination Poorhouse  
Item 4 of 4Motherwell Poorhouse  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119041905  


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 8Robert HarvieArchitect 1904(?) Competition design?
Item 2 of 8Alexander CullenArchitectA19041905Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 8James LochheadArchitectA19041905Won competition to secure job
Item 4 of 8William BrownArchitectA19041905Won competition to secure job
Item 5 of 8James Balderston WhyteArchitectB1904(?) Second premiated competition design - prepared plans whilst in employment of Macwhannell & Rogerson
Item 6 of 8John RogersonArchitectB1904(?) Second premiated competition design
Item 7 of 8Macwhannell & RogersonArchitectural practiceB1904(?) Second premiated competition design
Item 8 of 8Ninian MacwhannellArchitectB1904(?) Second premiated competition design


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Johnston, W T2003Artists of Scotland Officina Publications CDROM 
Item 2 of 3Mackay, G A1908Management & Construction of Poorhouses & Almshouses Edinburgh 
Item 3 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Cullen Lochhead & Brown ArchitectsCullen Lochhead and Brown Archive Drawings dated 1904
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 30881/1-18
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Brown: L v12 no741 (microfilm reel 33); Robert Harvie: L v12 no789 (microfilm reel 33); James Balderston Whyte: L v13 no869