Basic Site Details

Name: Philipshill Auxiliary Hospital
Town, district or village: Thorntonhall
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Built as an auxiliary hospital for the Victoria Infirmary. Building dated 1931. Chapel is B Listed.

Cost of 1940 extension: 100,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Philipshill HospitalYes 
Item 2 of 2Victoria Auxiliary Infirmary, Philipshill  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219251931  
Item 2 of 2c. 19391944 Four new wards built after it was decided in 1939 to develop Philipshill as an orthopaedic unit

People

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 6David SalmondArchitectA19251931 
Item 2 of 6James Henry GrayArchitectA19251931 
Item 3 of 6John WatsonArchitectA19251931 
Item 4 of 6Watson, Salmond & GrayArchitectural practiceA19251931 
Item 5 of 6John Watson (junior)ArchitectB1940 Extension
Item 6 of 6Watson, Salmond & GrayArchitectural practiceB1940 Extension

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Department of Health for Scotlandwith Nuffield Trustees - client for 1940 extension
Item 2 of 2Nuffield Trusteeswith Department of Health for Scotland - client for 1940 extension

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 2Philipshill Auxiliary Hospital, John Innes Memorial Chapel 
Item 2 of 2Philipshill Auxiliary Hospital, nurses' home 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Murray, Ian (parts written by John Watson Junior) The Victoria Infirmary of Glasgow 1890-1938  p13 + 86-89
Item 2 of 5Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Philipshill Hospital
Item 3 of 5Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1927   170 (entrance lodge)
Item 4 of 5Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1929   194
Item 5 of 5RSA1926   556, 566

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Herald29 April 1929  Obituary of Innes (chapel is memorial to John Innes, shipbuilder)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Greater Glasgow Health Board ArchivesGreater Glasgow Health Board Archives Annual Reports of Victoria Infirmary vol XIII, 26/99, 6 July 1926
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register1026Chapel
Item 3 of 4Mitchell Library GlasgowOffice Plans and drawings of Watson, Salmond & Gray Original plans
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Watson Junior: F no3983 (box 31)