Basic Site Details

Name: Dunbar Hospital
Town, district or village: Thurso
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41882 Foundation stone 
Item 2 of 41885 Opened 
Item 3 of 4c. 1928c. 1935 Additions and alterations including mortuary
Item 4 of 4c. 1936c. 1937 Operating theatre, kitchen and ambulance garage and other additions

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 8Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald)ArchitectAc. 1928c. 1931Additions and alterations including mortuary
Item 2 of 8Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectAc. 1928c. 1935Additions and alterations including mortuary
Item 3 of 8James Constable LeedArchitectAc. 1928c. 1935Additions and alterations including mortuary
Item 4 of 8Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceA1931(?)c. 1935Additions and alterations including mortuary
Item 5 of 8Archibald James BaxterArchitectBc. 1936c. 1937Operating theatre, kitchen and ambulance garage and other additions
Item 6 of 8Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectBc. 1936c. 1937Operating theatre, kitchen and ambulance garage and other additions
Item 7 of 8James Constable LeedArchitectBc. 1936c. 1937Operating theatre, kitchen and ambulance garage and other additions
Item 8 of 8Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceBc. 1936c. 1937Operating theatre, kitchen and ambulance garage and other additions

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Calder, J T1887History of CaithnessSecond Edition p363
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 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 1Aberdeen Journal23 January 1882  p4

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1920/2/3-5, 7
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Hugh Sinclair Macdonald: F no5022 (combined box 51)