Basic Site Details

Name: Mearnskirk Sanatorium
Town, district or village: Newton Mearns
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Notes: Includes nurses' home, administration block, domestic residence, general store

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Mearnskirk HospitalYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21913  Site purchased
Item 2 of 219211927Construction 


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 3Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceA19211927 
Item 2 of 3John Alfred Taylor HoustonArchitectA19211927 
Item 3 of 3George William RobertsonArchitectA19241927As resident architectural assistant, under J A T Houston, employed by the Glasgow Office of Public Works


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Corporation of Glasgow 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Greater Glasgow Health Board Mearnskirk Hospital   
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19215 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George William Robertson: A no4205 (stored with F4513, combined box 19) & F no4513 (combined box 19)
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional Archives (Mitchell Library)Strathclyde Regional Archives D-TC 6/606/1/2