Basic Site Details

Name: West Highland Cottage Hospital
Town, district or village: Oban
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
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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 1West Highland Cottage Hospital, Glencruitten RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218951896  
Item 2 of 21911  Extensions - new operating theatre, laundry and other additions (may be 1898 or 1934 as well)

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 5George Woulfe BrenanArchitect 18951896 
Item 2 of 5Alex Cullen, Lochhead & BrownArchitectural practiceB1911 Extensions - new operating theatre, laundry etc
Item 3 of 5Hugh Dykes SimpsonArchitectB1911 Extensions - new operating theatre, laundry etc - as assistant to Alex Cullen, Lochhead & Brown
Item 4 of 5James LochheadArchitectB1911 Extensions - new operating theatre, laundry etc
Item 5 of 5Lake Falconer (junior)Architect 19341936Extensions

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Parr, Agnes, Mrs, of Killiechronan, MullFounded hospital
Item 2 of 2Trustees of the West Highland Cottage Hospital 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Burdett, H C1925Hospitals and Charities Year Book   
Item 2 of 2Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p413

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Argyll Herald26 September 1896   
Item 2 of 2Campbeltown Courier26 September 1896   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2ObanOban Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Woulfe Brenan: L v16 no1138; James Lochhead: F v20 no1453 (microfilm reel 13); Hugh Dykes Simpson: L v20 no1587