Basic Site Details

Name: Ashludie House
Town, district or village: Monifieth
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Stable court is C Listed

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Ashludie Geriatric HospitalYesSince 1948
Item 2 of 2Ashludie Hospital After conversion in 1913-16

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2House  
Item 2 of 2Hospital  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Victoria Street  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 81865   
Item 2 of 81866  Building dated
Item 3 of 819131916 Converted into sanatorium
Item 4 of 8After 1925 AdditionProbably rear extension of 1928-1929
Item 5 of 81931 AdditionLarge detached low block to S
Item 6 of 81948  Transferred to National Health Service and converted for geriatric patients
Item 7 of 8November 1951 AdditionPart of a five year building programme by the Eastern regional Hospital of Scotland. Patients; recreation room, physiotherapy and dental department proposed at estimated cost of 22,000
Item 8 of 8Early 1970s AdditionGeriatric and Rehabilitation Unit

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 15James MaclarenArchitectA1865  
Item 2 of 15James ThomsonArchitectK19131916Conversion to sanatorium
Item 3 of 15Dundee Burgh Engineer's Office/Dundee City Engineer's OfficeArchitectural practiceBAfter 1925 Additions - James McLellan Brown responsible
Item 4 of 15James McLellan BrownArchitectBAfter 1925 Additions - as Depute City Architect
Item 5 of 15Robert DronArchitectBAfter 1925 Additions - as assistant to James McLellan Brown, Depute City Architect
Item 6 of 15George BaxterEngineerB19281929Rear extension - probably the work listed under Dundee city Engineer's office
Item 7 of 15David McLayArchitectH1931 David McLay given as architect of large detached block to S in Gifford. He was nominally in charge as City Engineer but in practice it would have been designed by McLellan Brown.
Item 8 of 15Dundee Burgh Engineer's Office/Dundee City Engineer's OfficeArchitectural practiceH1931 Large detached low block to S
Item 9 of 15James McLellan BrownArchitectH1931 Big detached block to S - as Depute City Architect
Item 10 of 15Eastern Regional Hospital Board  1951 Responsible for patients' recreation room, physiotherapy and dental department
Item 11 of 15Douglas NairnArchitectSEarly 1970s Geriatric and Rehabilitation Unit
Item 12 of 15James Fraser AndersonArchitectSEarly 1970s Geriatric and Rehabilitation Unit
Item 13 of 15John Kirkwood Wilson (or Jack Wilson)ArchitectSEarly 1970s Geriatric and Rehabilitation Unit
Item 14 of 15Thomas Hill ThomsArchitectSEarly 1970s Geriatric and Rehabilitation Unit
Item 15 of 15Thoms & WilkieArchitectural practiceSEarly 1970s(?) Geriatric and Rehabilitation Unit

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Graham, Alexander or Gordon, Alexander (according to Gifford)Of Arbroath

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, Wyman 
Item 2 of 5Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep612
Item 3 of 5Malcolm, J1910The Parish of Monifieth Edinburgh 
Item 4 of 5RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 5 of 5Richardson, 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 1Builder2 November 1951  p605

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6DMW ArchiveResearch notes for 'Scottish Thirties' by Charles McKean  
Item 2 of 6Dundee City ArchivesDundee Museums Collection GD/MUS/100/10 One roll of drawings
Item 3 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37983Main building, Victoria Street, Ashludie
Item 4 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37984Stable court
Item 5 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37985Walled garden and conservatory
Item 6 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37986South Lodge and gatepiers