Basic Site Details

Name: Millport Infectious Diseases Hospital
Town, district or village: Millport
Island: Great Cumbrae
City or county: Bute
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418991900 Built following design competition
Item 2 of 413 January 1900 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 425 January 1901 Opened 
Item 4 of 41929  Taken over by Bute County Council and converted into general hospital with maternity unit


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 4Arthur John FryersArchitectA18991900Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 4Fryers & PenmanArchitectural practiceA18991900Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 4Larmont Douglas PenmanArchitectA18991900Won competition to secure job
Item 4 of 4William BarclayArchitectA18991900As assistant to Fryers & Penman


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Millport Town Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp361
Item 2 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Lady Margaret Hospital
Item 3 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Herald15 January 1900   
Item 2 of 2Largs & Millport Weekly News29 September 1900   

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