Basic Site Details

Name: Crichton Royal Institution, women's observation villa
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Crichton Royal HospitalYesSince c1943
Item 2 of 3Monreith HouseYes 
Item 3 of 3Wigtown House  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119111912  

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 3Ernest Arthur Oliphant Auldjo JamiesonArchitectA19111912 
Item 2 of 3James Alexander ArnottArchitectA19111912 
Item 3 of 3Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceA19111912 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Crichton Royal Institution, main buildings 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Easterbrook, C C1940The Chronicle of Crichton Royal (1833-1936) Dumfries 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p263
Item 3 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 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 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1880/1/46-48
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Alexander Arnott: F no1723 (microfilm reel 12) - 'various blocks in connection with Crichton Asylum Dumfries'