Basic Site Details

Name: Cunninghame Combination Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Irvine
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Moffatt paid 17 17s for alterations

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ravenspark HospitalYesSince 1958

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418561858Construction 
Item 2 of 4July 1868  Plans for alterations 'to remedy defects'
Item 3 of 4c. 19291950 Plans dated - additions/alterations?
Item 4 of 410 October 1952 * Alteration/conversionPlans prepared for improved bathroom facilities

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 3William Atkinson RailtonArchitect 18561858 
Item 2 of 3William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)Architect 1868 Plans for alterations 'to remedy defects'
Item 3 of 3James HoustonArchitect c. 19291950Plans - for additions/alterations?


Bibliographic References

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Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Ravenspark Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder10 October 1952  p528

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Ayr Local History LibraryAyr Local History Library Minutes 1853-1930
Item 2 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Ayrshire and Arran Health Board Plans
Item 3 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)William Lambie Moffatt Cash Book 1859-1881 GD 1/412/1 p15
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJames Houston Collection HD C/36/1-2