Basic Site Details

Name: Broomhill House
Town, district or village: Kirkintilloch
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Delisted
Grid ref:
Notes: Founded by Miss Beatrice Clugston.


Removed from HS lists October 2013.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Broomhill Home for Incurables From 1875
Item 2 of 2Broomhill HospitalYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Kilsyth Road (off)Yes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 6 Before 1945Reconstruction(?)Mentioned in Obituary
Item 2 of 61874  Additions and alterations
Item 3 of 61884  Alterations and additions - east wing and end tower with cupola
Item 4 of 61894  Addition of west wing
Item 5 of 6After 1898Before 1910 Additions and alterations
Item 6 of 6Early 1800s  Original villa


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 8Charles Ernest MonroArchitectF  Reconstruction? New build?
Item 2 of 8David ThomsonArchitect 1874 Additions
Item 3 of 8James Salmon & SonArchitectural practiceB1884 Alterations and additions - east wing and end tower with cupola
Item 4 of 8James Salmon (senior)ArchitectB1884 Alterations and additions - east wing and end tower with cupola
Item 5 of 8William Forrest SalmonArchitectB1884 Alterations and additions - east wing and end tower with cupola
Item 6 of 8James Salmon & SonArchitectural practiceA1894 Addition of west wing
Item 7 of 8William Forrest SalmonArchitectA1894 Addition of west wing
Item 8 of 8John ShanksArchitect After 1898Before 1910Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Bartholomew, RobertClient for 1874 additions

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Broomhill Hospital, Nurses' HomeMost sources give a date of 1924 for this, but Shanks mentions it in his LRIBA nomination paper in 1910, hence the dates given here.
Item 2 of 2Lanfine Cottage Home for Consumptives, Broomhill1909extensions were to comprise 18 additional beds with bathrooms, dressing rooms and verandah, the construction to be on the Frazzi primciple. Cost 2-3,000

Now Disused.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp572
Item 2 of 3O'Donnell, Raymond2003The life and work of James Salmon architect, 1873-1924 Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp137
Item 3 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed under Broomhill & Lanfine Hospitals

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman2 November 1945  p3

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register Only lodge remains listed - 49875
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) Thomson's job list
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Shanks: L v1 no97 (microfilm reel 29)