Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Maternity Hospital
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The original Glasgow Maternity Hospital, later converted into nurses' accommodation, with wards etc in new buildings on adjoining site (see separate entry).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital Nurses' HomeYesSince conversion in 1928

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 2North Portland StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2RottenrowYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318791881Construction 
Item 2 of 319031908ConstructionExtension
Item 3 of 31928  Original building converted into staff accommodation


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 3Robert Baldie  18791881 
Item 2 of 3Abercrombie & Maitland A1928 Original (Baldie) building converted into nurses' home
Item 3 of 3James Steel Maitland A1928 Original (Baldie) building converted into nurses' home

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Maternity HospitalBuilt as extensions to the original maternity hospital (see separate entry) which was later converted into staff accommodation.

Cost of Wylie firm work completed in 1961 (extension of labour wards and sick nurseries, alterations next to kitchen, labs, theatre suite and boiler house): 83,000.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Hamilton, Laura1983A Paisley Architect: James Steel Maitland (1887-1982)no 10, 1983Scottish Georgian Society Bulletin (Based on interview with Maitland, 13 and 31 July 1981) 
Item 2 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p146

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman18 May 1928   

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 James Steel Maitland: F no3023 (box 15)