Basic Site Details

Name: William Simpson's Asylum
Town, district or village: Plean/Quarter/Cushen Quarter
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Cushen QuarterYes 
Item 2 of 3William Simpson's HomeYes 
Item 3 of 3William Simpson's House  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31831  Endowment made
Item 2 of 318371838 Building completed
Item 3 of 31876  South addition and alterations


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 5William Stirling IArchitectB18371838Building completed
Item 2 of 5William Stirling IIArchitectB18371838Building completed
Item 3 of 5Charles ReidArchitectA1876 South addition and alterations
Item 4 of 5James Maitland WardropArchitectA1876 South addition and alterations
Item 5 of 5Wardrop & ReidArchitectural practiceA1876 South addition and alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp631

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Stirling Journal and Advertiser9 June 1837  Contracts for the final section

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings)