Basic Site Details

Name: Dundee Royal Lunatic Asylum, Nurses' Home etc
Town, district or village: Liff
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dundee District Asylum, Nurses' Home etcYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1After 1904Before 1911  


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 2David ThomsonArchitectAAfter 1904Before 1911Nurses' home and drainage and heating - as assistant to Thomas Martin Cappon
Item 2 of 2Thomas Martin CapponArchitectAAfter 1904Before 1911Nurses' home and drainage and heating

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Royal Lunatic AsylumSee separate entry for original Dundee Royal Lunatic Asylum at Stobswell, which was superseded by this building. (Patients were transferred in 1882.)

Cost: 60,000.

Greystanes House and Gowrie House are B Listed but Liff House, unit offices and lodge are C Listed.

Private asylum is a separate Scottish Baronial building.


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 David Thomson: L v26 no2117