Basic Site Details

Name: Stirling Combination Poorhouse and Lunatic Asylum
Town, district or village: Stirling
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Largely demolished

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Orchard HospitalYes 
Item 2 of 3Orchard House  
Item 3 of 3Orchard House Hospital  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518551857  
Item 2 of 529 August 1855  Drawings dated
Item 3 of 51906  Conversion to Orchard House Hospital
Item 4 of 51980s Alteration/conversionConversion of Poor House into Geriatric Unit
Item 5 of 51982 AdditionHealth Centre


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 9Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18551857 
Item 2 of 9John Dick PeddieArchitectA18551857 
Item 3 of 9Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18561857 
Item 4 of 9Andrew McLuckieArchitectB1906 Conversion to Orchard House Hospital
Item 5 of 9McLuckie & WalkerArchitectural practiceB1906 Conversion to Orchard House Hospital
Item 6 of 9Ronald WalkerArchitectB1906 Conversion to Orchard House Hospital
Item 7 of 9Alex Strang & AssociatesArchitectural practiceE1982 Addition of Health Centre
Item 8 of 9Archibald FergusonArchitectE1982 Addition of Health Centre
Item 9 of 9Hamish RobertsonArchitectE1982 Addition of Health Centre


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp713
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Orchard House - brief reference

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1850/12/1 (Drawings very incomplete)
Item 2 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research on McLuckie & Walker by Alex Adamson