Basic Site Details

Name: Wellwood House
Town, district or village: Cults
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Architect not known.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen Lunatic Asylum, Wellwood House  
Item 2 of 3Royal Cornhill Hospital, Wellwood House  
Item 3 of 3Wellwood UnitYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4c. 1840   
Item 2 of 41894 AdditionAdditions to villa (probably the east wing)
Item 3 of 41930 Alteration/conversionConversion to Nurses' Home
Item 4 of 41931  Opened for early and transient uncertified patients

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 2Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectA1894 Additions to villa (probably the east wing)
Item 2 of 2T F Henderson  1930 Conversion to Nurses' Home

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp285

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1930July-Dec p161

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)