Basic Site Details

Name: Northcote House
Town, district or village: Wick
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Closed down

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bignold Cottage Hospital After conversion into hospital

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41903 OpenedRe-opened after conversion into hospital and addition of new wing
Item 2 of 419231936 Plans dated of alterations and additions
Item 3 of 4November 1926April 1937 Plans dated for new sanitary annexe and operation room
Item 4 of 41986  Closed down following completion of new Caithness General Hospital, Wick

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 5William Laidlaw CarruthersArchitect 1903 Conversion into hospital and addition of new wing
Item 2 of 5Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald)ArchitectA19231937Alterations and additions, including new sanitary annexe and operation room
Item 3 of 5Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald)ArchitectBc. 19281937Alterations and additions, including new sanitary annexe and operation room
Item 4 of 5Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectBc. 19281937Alterations and additions, including new sanitary annexe and operation room
Item 5 of 5Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceB1931(?)1937Alterations and additions, including new sanitary annexe and operation room

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Bignold, Mr, MPClient for conversion into hospital

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1920/1/4, SM 1920/1/5