Basic Site Details

Name: Rathven Parish Poor Law Hospital
Town, district or village: Buckie
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Rathven
Grid ref:
Notes: Architect not known.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Seafield HospitalYesSince 1930


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4December 1911 Opened 
Item 2 of 41919  Extensions
Item 3 of 41930  Further extensions
Item 4 of 41 March 1957 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun'plans prepared for entire rebuilding with additions at Seafield Hospital, Buckie' per Builder p434


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 1Northern Regional Hospital Board (later North Eastern Regional Hospital Board)  1 March 1957 CHECK - listed in Builder p434 as 'North Regional Hospital Board'


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Seafield Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1 March 1957  p434

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 30880/1-2