Basic Site Details

Name: Schaw's Hospital
Town, district or village: Preston
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Jacobethan style

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 21831  'now building in the county of Haddington'
Item 2 of 2c. 1979 Destruction/demolition 


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Item 1 of 2George SmithArchitect 1831 Superseded design by William Burn
Item 2 of 2William BurnArchitect 1831 Designed hospital - George Smith's design superseded Burn's.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3RSA1851   346
Item 3 of 3Statham, Craig2011Lost East Lothian Birlinnp188-189. Photo

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Transactions1870  p125-8. List of works by Burn, compiled by T L Donaldson.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index