Basic Site Details

Name: Infectious Diseases Hospital
Town, district or village: Leuchars
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Closed down. Cost 7,500

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Michael's Wood Infectious Diseases HospitalYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1896 Competition design 
Item 2 of 22 August 1909 Opened 


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 2George Alexander PyottArchitect, Engineer c. 1897(?) Unsuccessful competition design
Item 2 of 2William Carruthers LaidlawArchitect 19061909Won competition to secure job


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Medical Officer for Health for Fife1906Annual Report, 1906  p69 (plans)
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architectural ReviewJuly 1906XX pXXXVIII
Item 2 of 4British Architect LXXII p142
Item 3 of 4Building News XC p860
Item 4 of 4St Andrews Citizen7 August 1909  p5

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Alexander Pyott: L v25 no2069