Basic Site Details

Name: Sutherland Combination Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Bonar Bridge
City or county: Sutherland
Country: Scotland
Parish: Creich
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Migdale HospitalYesCurrent name
Item 2 of 3Migdale Poorhouse  
Item 3 of 3Sworedale Institution From 1948

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21863   
Item 2 of 26 November 1865 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 1Andrew MaitlandArchitect 1863  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Beaton, Elizabeth1995Sutherland An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p17
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp558
Item 3 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Suggests Matthews & Lawrie as architects but this is on stylistic grounds and presumably incorrect

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register284