Basic Site Details

Name: Dunfermline Maternity Hospital, St Leonards Hill
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 30,000.
Extension in 1944 by C R Douglas & Son, Dunfermline

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 1Izett AvenueYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419341936  
Item 2 of 430 October 1937 Opened 
Item 3 of 41944  Extensions
Item 4 of 420 November 1959 Proposedextensions per Builder p731


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 3Alexander Anderson WatsonArchitectA19341936As principal assistant, working on plans
Item 2 of 3Muirhead & RutherfordArchitectural practiceA19341936 
Item 3 of 3Thomas RutherfordArchitectA19341936 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1South-Eastern Regional Hospital Board1959


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Dunfermline Press & West Fife Advertiser1959Centenary of the Dunfermline Press and West Fife Advertiser Dunfermlinep95, 101
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p190
Item 3 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8Architect and Building News5 May 1933CXXXIV p146
Item 2 of 8Architect and Building News9 November 1934CXL p190
Item 3 of 8Builder9 November 1934CXLVII p825
Item 4 of 8Builder9 August 1935CXLIX p265
Item 5 of 8Builder11 December 1936CLI p1172
Item 6 of 8Builder26 May 1944CLXVI p432
Item 7 of 8Builder9 June 1944CLXVI p471
Item 8 of 8Builder20 November 1959  'Hospital Extension' p731

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glenrothes HouseFife Health Board Plans
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Anderson Watson: L no5330 (combined box 71)