Basic Site Details

Name: Blantyre Cottage Hospital
Town, district or village: Blantyre
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Blantyre
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Notes: The hospital was of the pavilion type with male and female wards, operating theatre and administrative accommodation. Cost: c.4,000. Plans were accepted by the committee in March 1909. At the same meeting of the committee, W B Dow was appointed Quantity Surveyor/ measurer

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Blantyre District Hospital  
Item 2 of 2GlenartneyYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2HospitalYes 
Item 2 of 2House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Blantyre Cottage Hospital, 63 and 65, Bardykes RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41908 Competition design 
Item 2 of 419091910Build/construction 
Item 3 of 4c. 1939 Closed 
Item 4 of 4c. 194 Alteration/conversion 


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 7James Salmon (junior)ArchitectB1908 Competition design - not successful
Item 2 of 7John Gaff GillespieArchitectB1908 Competition design - not successful
Item 3 of 7Salmon, Son & GillespieArchitectural practiceB1908 Competition design - not successful
Item 4 of 7William Forrest SalmonArchitectB1908 Competition design - not successful
Item 5 of 7David Bateman HuttonArchitectA19091910Won competition to secure job in 1908
Item 6 of 7Hutton & TaylorArchitectural practiceA19091910Won competition to secure job in 1908
Item 7 of 7Thomas Lumsden TaylorArchitectA19091910Won competition to secure job in 1908


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1District Hospital Committee 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.139

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder6 March 1909  p289

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Original drawings
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Bateman Hutton: F no1568 (microfilm reel 13); Thomas Lumsden Taylor: L v3 no222 (microfilm reel 30) & F no1580 (microfilm reel 13)