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Basic Site Details

Name: Deaconess Hospital
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Lady Grisell Baillie 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 2148, Pleasance Did the numbering on The Pleasance change at some point?
Item 2 of 2142-144, The PleasanceYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71894  Original red sandstone building
Item 2 of 71897  Second phase built - grey crowstepped section
Item 3 of 71903  Extensions
Item 4 of 719191920 Further extensions
Item 5 of 71924  Annexe built. Also boiler house
Item 6 of 719341936 Reconstruction, addition of a floor to the original block, and Lord Sands Memorial Wing
Item 7 of 7c. 1970 Alterations and additionsOutpatients department added

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 24Hardy & WightArchitectural practiceA1894 Original building in red sandstone
Item 2 of 24Henry HardyArchitectA1894 Original building in red sandstone
Item 3 of 24John Rutherford WightArchitectA1894 Original building in red sandstone
Item 4 of 24Dunn & FindlayArchitectural practiceB1896 Extensions?
Item 5 of 24James Bow DunnArchitectB1896 Extensions?
Item 6 of 24James Leslie FindlayArchitectB1896 Extensions?
Item 7 of 24Hardy & WightArchitectural practiceC1897 Grey crowstepped extension
Item 8 of 24Henry HardyArchitectC1897 Grey crowstepped extension
Item 9 of 24John Rutherford WightArchitectC1897 Grey crowstepped extension
Item 10 of 24Dunn & FindlayArchitectural practiceD1903 Extensions
Item 11 of 24James Bow DunnArchitectD1903 Extensions
Item 12 of 24James Leslie FindlayArchitectD1903 Extensions
Item 13 of 24James Bow DunnArchitectE19191920Further extensions
Item 14 of 24James McLellan FairleyArchitectF1924 Annexe built. Also boiler house
Item 15 of 24Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceF1924 Annexe built. Also boiler house
Item 16 of 24Robert Stirling ReidArchitectF1924 Annexe built. Also boiler house
Item 17 of 24(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectG19341936Reconstruction, addition of a floor to the original block, and Lord Sands Memorial Wing
Item 18 of 24Arthur Forman Balfour PaulArchitectG19341936Reconstruction, addition of a floor to the original block, and Lord Sands Memorial Wing
Item 19 of 24Rowand Anderson & PaulArchitectural practiceG1934 Reconstruction, addition of a floor to the original block, and Lord Sands Memorial Wing
Item 20 of 24Alison & Hutchison & PartnersArchitectural practiceHc. 1970 Outpatients department added
Item 21 of 24Douglas Hislop HerdArchitectHc. 1970 Outpatients department added
Item 22 of 24George Gilroy GrahamArchitectHc. 1970 Outpatients department added - partner in charge
Item 23 of 24Harry Horace Macdonald Hc. 1970 Outpatients department added
Item 24 of 24Robert Forbes HutchisonArchitectHc. 1970 Outpatients department added

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp242
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 2Architect and Building News1934Jan-Jun p108
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal12 September 1938 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsFor Balfour Paul work

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1920/26/1
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDunn and Findlay Collection DC 10124-10129, 10136-10138
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Basil Urwin Spence: F no 4253 (combined box 3); George Gilroy Graham: A no16693, F no7148 (Combined Box 176)
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore137682 

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