Basic Site Details

Name: Noranside Sanatorium
Town, district or village: Noranside
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Evident on J Anslie, Map of the County of Forfar or Shire of Angus (1794).
Evident on 1st Edition Ordnance Survey (surveyed 1862, published 1865). F H Groome, Fearn or Fern as described in Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4) at (accessed 15 February 2012).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Forfar County Council Sanatorium  
Item 2 of 4Noranside HospitalYes 
Item 3 of 4Noranside House  
Item 4 of 4Noranside Open PrisonYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21700s Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21913   


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 3Charles Geddes SoutarArchitectA1913  
Item 2 of 3John Turnbull MaclarenArchitectA1913  
Item 3 of 3Maclaren Sons & SoutarArchitectural practiceA1913  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Forfar County Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalepp651-652.
Item 2 of 4Jervise, A1853History and Traditions of the Land of the Lindsays  p192
Item 3 of 4New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland  pp198-199
Item 4 of 4Peter, David MacGregor The baronage of Angus and Mearns  p244-245

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman22 March 1948  Obituary of John MacLaren p3

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12329 
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans March 1914, NAS, RHP142454.
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Charles Geddes Soutar: F no1897 (microfilm reel 15)