Basic Site Details

Name: Old Infirmary
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Lodging houseYes1874c
Item 2 of 2Victoria Road SchoolYes1874a

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2School  
Item 2 of 2Lodging house  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1King's RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 417931798Build/construction 
Item 2 of 418241826Completion 
Item 3 of 41874  Plans dated for alterations to lodging house
Item 4 of 4c. 1874  Converted from Old Infirmary (subsequently a lodging house)

People

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 6John PatersonArchitectE17931798 
Item 2 of 6David NeaveArchitectC18241826Completion of John Paterson's designs
Item 3 of 6William AlexanderArchitect 1874 Plans for alterations to lodging house - perhaps not executed?
Item 4 of 6David MaclarenArchitectAc. 1874 Converted from Old Infirmary (subsequently a lodging house)
Item 5 of 6Ireland & MaclarenArchitectural practiceAc. 1874 Converted from Old Infirmary (subsequently a lodging house)
Item 6 of 6James IrelandArchitectAc. 1874 Converted from Old Infirmary (subsequently a lodging house)

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep59
Item 3 of 3Mackie, C1836Historical description of Dundee  p156

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Dundee Advertiser12 September 1824   
Item 2 of 2Dundee Advertiser6 March 1826   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Dundee UniversityDundee University Archives Plans Ref No GD Mus 100/11 (Alexander plans)