Basic Site Details

Name: Victoria Hospital
Town, district or village: Rothesay
Island: Bute
City or county: Bute
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: HOSPITAL, ROTHESAY - The new non-infectious hospital ar Rothesay, built at a cost of 3,000 and named the Victoria Cottage Hospital in commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee was opened on the 21st inst by the Marquis of Bute, Provost of Rothesay. Mr J Russell Thompson was the architect for the building. [Builder 26 June 1897 p575]

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 1High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 421 June 1897 Opened 
Item 2 of 41927  Additional wing
Item 3 of 419371938 Maternity department
Item 4 of 48 April 1960 Proposedsingle-storey outpatient clinic per Builder p720


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 5John Russell ThomsonArchitect, Engineer 1897  
Item 2 of 5R J Walker, Hardy & SmithArchitectural practiceA19371938Maternity unit
Item 3 of 5David Reekie SmithArchitectA?19371938Maternity unit - if still working at the time
Item 4 of 5Robert James WalkerArchitectA?19371938Maternity unit - if still working at the time
Item 5 of 5Thomas Charles HardyArchitectA?19371938Maternity unit - if still working at the time


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 2 of 2Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p622

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder26 June 1897  p575
Item 2 of 2Builder8 April 1960  p720