Basic Site Details

Name: Lerwick Combination Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Lerwick
Island: Mainland
City or county: Shetland
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Plan almost identical to Orkney Poorhouse (see separate entry), also by T S Peace (Senior).

Closed as a hospital in 1983, but still in use.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Brevick HouseYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 117 September 1887 Opened 

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 1Thomas Smith Peace (senior)Architect 1887  

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Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 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 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index