Basic Site Details

Name: Udston House, Burnbank
Town, district or village: Hamilton
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Udston House was a mid-19th-century villa acquired by the infectious diseases hospital in 1919.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Burgh of Hamilton Hospital  
Item 2 of 3Udston HospitalYes 
Item 3 of 3Udston Isolation Hospital  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71897 Design exhibitedAdditions
Item 2 of 7Mid 1800s  Built as villa
Item 3 of 71905  Alterations
Item 4 of 7c. 1911(?)  Alterations?
Item 5 of 71920  Adjacent Glenlee House began to be used for tuberculosis patients
Item 6 of 71928  Extensions
Item 7 of 71935  Extension - 20 beds


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 13Gavin PatersonArchitectB1897 Additions
Item 2 of 13Alexander CullenArchitectC1905 Alterations
Item 3 of 13James LochheadArchitectC1905 Alterations
Item 4 of 13William BrownArchitectC1905 Alterations
Item 5 of 13Gavin PatersonArchitectDc. 1911(?) Alterations
Item 6 of 13Cullen, Lochhead & BrownArchitectural practiceE1928 Extensions - single-storey ward pavilion, operating theatre and laundry
Item 7 of 13James LochheadArchitectE1928 Extensions - single-storey ward pavilion, operating theatre and laundry
Item 8 of 13Lockhart Whiteford HutsonArchitectE1928 Extensions (single storey ward pavilion, operating theatre and laundry)
Item 9 of 13Thomas Spiers FraserArchitectE1928 Extensions (single storey ward pavilion, operating theatre and laundry)
Item 10 of 13William BrownArchitectE1928 Extensions - single-storey ward pavilion, operating theatre and laundry
Item 11 of 13Cullen, Lochhead & BrownArchitectural practiceFc. 1935 Extension - 20 beds
Item 12 of 13James LochheadArchitectFc. 1935 Extension - 20 beds
Item 13 of 13Lockhart Whiteford HutsonArchitectFc. 1935 Extension - 20 beds


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Belhaven, LadyClient for 1912 work
Item 2 of 2Russell, Jackson 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1897 part 1 p86 (Paterson)
Item 2 of 4Johnston, W T2003Artists of Scotland Officina Publications CDROM 
Item 3 of 4Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Udston Hospital
Item 4 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1897   303 (Paterson)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal13 October 1934v41London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp1070 - obituary of Gavin Paterson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScottish Survey of Architectural Practices Project MS material Includes list of c1935 of hospital work
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Lockhart Whiteford Hutson: F no3785 (combined box 28); James Lochhead: F v20 no1453 (microfilm reel 13); Gavin Paterson: L v20 no1508