Basic Site Details

Name: Lightburn Infectious Deseases Hospital
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: All but the lodge now demolished.


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 1932, Carntyne RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318931896Build/construction 
Item 2 of 3November 1901 Contracts advertisedFor alterations
Item 3 of 319641968Alteration/conversionRebuilding as geriatric hospital


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 8Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA18931896 
Item 2 of 8James ThomsonArchitectA18931896 
Item 3 of 8James M ThomsonArchitectB1896 This may be an error in Builder
Item 4 of 8Robert Thornton ShiellsArchitectB1896 This may be an error in Builder
Item 5 of 8Shiells & ThomsonArchitectural practiceB1896 This may be an error in Builder
Item 6 of 8Alexander CullenArchitectD1901 Alterations, including waiting rooms
Item 7 of 8Ronald Thompson CunninghamArchitectC19641968Rebuilding as geriatric hospital
Item 8 of 8Western Regional Hospital Board C19641968Rebuilding as geriatric hospital - with R T Cunningham as chief architect

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Lightburn Hospital, administration blockCost 170,000


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p438

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder9 May 1896LXX p407 - attributes to Shiells & Thomson
Item 2 of 3Builder15 November 1901  p677
Item 3 of 3Builder16 November 1901  p448