Basic Site Details

Name: Morningfield Hospital for Incurables
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

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

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 2King's GateYes 
Item 2 of 2Morningfield RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418821884  
Item 2 of 41891  New wing and porter's lodge
Item 3 of 41901  New dining hall and recreation room
Item 4 of 41902  Alterations and additions


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 5Alexander MavorArchitect   Date of involvement is uncertain - perhaps when with the Hendersons. He is attributed with design in 'In memoriam'
Item 2 of 5William Henderson & SonArchitectural practiceA18821884 
Item 3 of 5William Low HendersonArchitectA18821884 
Item 4 of 5W & J Smith and KellyArchitectural practiceB1902 Alterations and additions
Item 5 of 5William KellyArchitectB1902 Alterations and additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Burdett, H C Hospitals and asylums of the world  Portfolio of plans
Item 2 of 4In Memoriam1904In Memoriam   
Item 3 of 4Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 4 of 4Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp233

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1BuilderEarly 1899LXXVI p576 - obituary of William Low Henderson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes Plans passed 20 July 1882; alterations 1 April 1902
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46160