Basic Site Details

Name: Lynebank Mental Hospital
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 1.25m. Cost given in RIBA Nomination Paper 1,728,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Lynebank MD 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 1Halbeath Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419651969Build/construction 
Item 2 of 4October 1969 CompletionFirst phase. May 1969 given as completion date of first phase in RIBA Nomination Paper of Harry Macdonald.
Item 3 of 41970s Build/constructionWorkshop added
Item 4 of 41972 Alterations and additions 


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 14Alison & Hutchison & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19651969 
Item 2 of 14Douglas Hislop HerdArchitectA19651969 
Item 3 of 14George Gilroy GrahamArchitectA19651969 
Item 4 of 14Harry Horace Macdonald A19651969Partner in charge
Item 5 of 14Robert Forbes HutchisonArchitectA19651969 
Item 6 of 14John Alexander Thornton DicksonArchitectA1970s Workshop added
Item 7 of 14A B AllanArchitectB1970s Workshop added
Item 8 of 14A B Allan & CoArchitectural practiceB1970s Workshop added
Item 9 of 14Albert Charles StevensArchitectB1970s Workshop added
Item 10 of 14Bamber Gray & PartnersArchitectural practiceC1972 Unspecified work
Item 11 of 14Ernest William LovettArchitectC1972 Unspecified work
Item 12 of 14Gilbert Andre GrayArchitectC1972 Unspecified work
Item 13 of 14James Robertson LaidlawArchitectC1972 Unspecified work
Item 14 of 14John William FyfeArchitectural practiceC1972 Unspecified work


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Fife Health BoardClient for 1970s work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p190
Item 2 of 4RIBA1972RIBA Directory 1972   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1980Directory of Practices 1980   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of James Robertson LaidlawInformation sent to Dictionary Sent May 2010
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Harry Horace Macdonald: F no7158 (Combined Box 176)