Basic Site Details

Name: Convent of the Little Sisters of the Poor
Town, district or village: Greenock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Home for the AgedYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 144, Union StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3October 1888September 1907  
Item 2 of 38 March 1957 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun'plans in hands of own architects for buildings at Union Street' per Builder p482
Item 3 of 32004 Reconstruction(?)May be new build?


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 7James Milne MonroArchitectA18881907In partnership with Charles Ernest from 1893
Item 2 of 7Charles Ernest MonroArchitectA18931907In partnership for these years for work done on Convent during these years
Item 3 of 7J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceA18931907In partnership for work done on Convent during these years
Item 4 of 7Little Sisters of the Poor In-House ArchitectsArchitectural practice 8 March 1957 per Builder p482
Item 5 of 7Douglas FotheringhamArchitectG2004 New build? Alterations?
Item 6 of 7Hamish ClarkArchitectG2004 New build? Alterations?
Item 7 of 7Honeyman, Jack & RobertsonArchitectural practiceG2004 New build? Alterations?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp148

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder8 March 1957  p482

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Information courtesy of Hamish Clark, partner, Honeyman Jack & RobertsonInformation sent to website