Basic Site Details

Name: Gogarburn Mental Deficiency Institution, Ward Block, Corstorphine
Town, district or village: Corstorphine
City or county: Edinburgh, Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 14 December 1959 Proposederection of ward block per Builder p830


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 1South East Regional Hospital Board, Architect's Department (or South Eastern Hospital Board)Architectural Department (New Towns etc) 4 December 1959 Regional A accepting tender applications per Builder p830


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1South-Eastern Regional Hospital Board 

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 1Gogarburn Home for Mental DefectivesSituated to the east of Gogarburn House (see separate entry) which had already been converted for use as a psychiatric hospital.

Cost: 400,000.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder4 December 1959  p830