Basic Site Details

Name: Kilwinning Maternity Home
Town, district or village: Kilwinning
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Closed down.

NB Conflict of dates with Buildings of Scotland and other sources.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Buckreddan Care Centre  
Item 2 of 2Buckreddan Maternity Hospital  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Nursing home  
Item 2 of 2Hospital building  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Irvine Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3September 1932  Re-opened after conversion as into maternity hospital
Item 2 of 310 October 1952 * AdditionPlans prepared for proposed new labour room
Item 3 of 31986 Alteration/conversionConversion to Care Centre

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 2Ayr County Architect's OfficeArchitectural practiceA19361938Conversion to Maternity Hospital
Item 2 of 2William ReidArchitectA19361937Conversion to Maternity Home (Buildings of Scotland)


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Northern Ayr Hospital Board1952, addition


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp474
Item 2 of 3Department of Health for Scotland19368th Annual Report   
Item 3 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Buckreddan Maternity Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder10 October 1952  p528 - refers to new labour room at Buckreddan Maternity Hospital