Basic Site Details

Name: County and Burgh of Inverness Infectious Diseases Hospital
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Originated in Culduthel House, built in the 1780s and later converted to a hospital, with additions.

Cost of early-1930s ward blocks by A F MacKenzie: 10,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Culduthel Hospital 1917-1990
Item 2 of 2Culduthel House Original name before conversion to hospital

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 1Culduthel AvenueYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31917  Re-opened after conversion to hospital and building of ward blocks in grounds
Item 2 of 319301932 Additional ward blocks
Item 3 of 31990  Hospital closed down

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 7John WilsonArchitectA19141917Acted as consultant for conversion to hospital
Item 2 of 7Thomas H ScottArchitectA19141917Conversion to hospital, and new ward blocks - with John Wilson as consultant
Item 3 of 7Alexander Finlay MackenzieArchitectB19301932Additional ward blocks
Item 4 of 7Cullen, Lochhead & BrownArchitectural practiceBc. 1930 Consulting architects for additional ward blocks
Item 5 of 7James LochheadArchitectBc. 1930 Consulting architects for additional ward blocks
Item 6 of 7Lockhart Whiteford HutsonArchitectBc. 1930 Consulting architects for additional ward blocks
Item 7 of 7William BrownArchitectBc. 1930 Consulting architects for additional ward blocks

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Inverness Town Council 

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 1County and Burgh of Inverness Infectious Diseases Hospital, Phthisis PavilionCost: 10,000.

'Looked upon as one of the finest of its type when built', according to William John Taylor's statement in A F MacKenzie's FRIBA nomination papers.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp193
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Culduthel Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News14 November 1930  p669-670
Item 2 of 2Architect and Building News25 March 1932  p408

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Inverness Local History LibraryInverness Town Council Minutes  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Lockhart Whiteford Hutson: F no3785 (combined box 28)