Basic Site Details

Name: Ardrossan and Saltcoats Infectious Diseases Hospital
Town, district or village: Ardrossan
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Cost: £4,000-£5,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ardrossan Fever HospitalYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1December 1898 Journal referenceCompetition for new hospital announced


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 8Arthur John FryersArchitectA1898 Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 8Fryers & PenmanArchitectural practiceA1898 Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 8Larmont Douglas PenmanArchitectA1898 Won competition to secure job
Item 4 of 8William BarclayArchitectA1898 As apprentice to Fryers & Penman
Item 5 of 8G LuckettArchitectB1898 Competition design - placed second
Item 6 of 8John ThomsonArchitectC1898 Competition design - placed third
Item 7 of 8Robert Douglas SandilandsArchitectC1898 Competition design - placed third
Item 8 of 8Thomson & SandilandsArchitectural practiceC1898 Competition design - placed third


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder3 December 1898LXXV p508
Item 2 of 3Builder10 December 1898LXXV p533
Item 3 of 3Builder7 January 1899LXXVI p16

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Barclay: L v23 no1843; Larmont Douglas Penman: L v23 no1830 & F no2681 (box 10)