Basic Site Details

Name: Montrose Infirmary
Town, district or village: Montrose
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for Montrose Lunatic Asylum, Infirmary and Dispensary which served its mixed purpose until this separate building was provided for the Infirmary.

Mason David Mitchell; Wright John Greig

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Montrose Royal InfirmaryYes 

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 1Royal Infirmary, Bridge StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 8July 1836  Managers of Asylum decided on separate Infirmary. Obtained a design for a three-storey building: architect not known (see back cover of Griffith for illustration).
Item 2 of 81837 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunBridge Street site selected
Item 3 of 818381839Build/construction 
Item 4 of 828 June 1838 Foundation stone 
Item 5 of 829 November 1839  First patients admitted
Item 6 of 81866 AdditionFever ward added
Item 7 of 818921894Addition 
Item 8 of 819241928Addition 


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 2James CollieArchitectA18371839Collie selected in competition with 15 other entrants: 21 premium
Item 2 of 2William AlexanderArchitectB18921894Additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep627
Item 2 of 5Griffith, John M, MRCGP1989A History of Montrose Royal Infirmary Montrose 
Item 3 of 5Mitchell, David1866History of Montrose   
Item 4 of 5Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Montrose Royal Infirmary
Item 5 of 5Wilson, J M (ed) The Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland  v II, p446

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38112