Basic Site Details

Name: Arbroath Infectious Diseases Hospital
Town, district or village: Arbroath
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Competition assessed by Robert Morham.

Cost: £8,000-£10,000 (sources differ).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Little Cairnie HospitalYes 

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 21899 Competition design 
Item 2 of 21903 Opened 


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 4Duncan McKerrowArchitect 1899 Third premiated competition design - on own account
Item 2 of 4Hugh GavinArchitect 18991903Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 4James Alexander ArnottArchitectB1899 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 4 of 4John DallArchitectB1899 Competition design - unsuccessful


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Little Cairnie Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3BuilderEarly 1899LXXVI pp363, 487 & 594
Item 2 of 3Builder2 February 1901  p125 - tenders
Item 3 of 3Builder27 June 1903LXXXIV p664

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent October 2009
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Duncan McKerrow: L v9 no498 (microfilm reel 32)