Basic Site Details

Name: Quarrier's Homes, Consumptive Hospital
Town, district or village: Bridge of Weir
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 11,000 (unclear whether this is third block alone, or entire project).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Bridge of Weir HospitalYes 
Item 2 of 3Bridge of Weir Sanatorium  
Item 3 of 3Orphan Homes of Scotland, Consumptive Hospital  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 45 September 1894  Foundation stone of first block
Item 2 of 43 September 1896 OpenedFirst block
Item 3 of 418981900ConstructionSecond block
Item 4 of 419061908(?) Third block


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 11Clarke & Bell and R A Bryden A18941896First block - R A Bryden responsible
Item 2 of 11Robert Alexander Bryden A18941896First block
Item 3 of 11Robert Whitelaw Caldwell A18941896Probably assisted on first block - as apprentice to Clarke & Bell and R A Bryden
Item 4 of 11Clarke & Bell and R A Bryden B18981900Second block - R A Bryden responsible
Item 5 of 11George Donaldson Copland B18981900Second block - as assistant to Clarke & Bell and R A Bryden
Item 6 of 11Robert Alexander Bryden B18981900Second block
Item 7 of 11Robert Whitelaw Caldwell B18981900Second block - as apprentice/assistant to Clarke & Bell and R A Bryden
Item 8 of 11Andrew Francis Stewart Bryden C19061908(?)Third block
Item 9 of 11Andrew Robertson C19061908(?)Third block
Item 10 of 11Bryden & Robertson C19061908(?)Third block
Item 11 of 11John Bothwell Steel C1908 Third block - as assistant to Bryden & Robertson


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Quarrier, William 

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 1Quarrier's HomesOn site of Nittingshill Farm, bought in auction for 3560 on 26 April 1876 by William Quarrier for foundation of children's homes.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 7Academy Architecture1895   p83
Item 2 of 7Gammie, Alexander1937A Romance of Faith Pickering & Inglis 
Item 3 of 7Magnusson, Anna1984The Village Quarriers Homes 
Item 4 of 7Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Bridge of Weir Hospital
Item 5 of 7Ross, James1971The Power I Pledge Glasgow University Press 
Item 6 of 7Urquhart, John1901The Life Story of William Quarrier R L Allan & Son 
Item 7 of 7Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p88

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Lancet6 October 1906  p961

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5DMW ArchiveWilliam Quarrier biography (  
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13232 
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13231 
Item 4 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13230Lodge to hospital
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew Francis Stewart Bryden: L v16 no1152; Robert Whitelaw Caldwell: L v23 no1873; George Donaldson Copland: L v16 no 1194; John Bothwell Steel: L v5 no319 (microfilm reel 30)