Basic Site Details

Name: Lewis Hospital
Town, district or village: Stornoway
Island: Lewis
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The 1926 extension included new operating theatre, x-ray, light treatment and steam and electric plant installations. Tenders amounting to 7,987 were approved by the management committee.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Lews Hospital  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 425 July 1893 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 412 January 1894 Journal referenceReduced scheme
Item 3 of 41926 AdditionContracts advertised for new extension including new operating theatre, x-ray, light treatment and steam and electric plant installations
Item 4 of 41953 AdditionEntrance 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 5John Hinton Gall A1893 Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 5John Hinton Gall B1894 Reduced scheme
Item 3 of 5George Gordon & Co  1926 Extension
Item 4 of 5Northern Regional Hospital Board (later North Eastern Regional Hospital Board) A1953 Entrance block
Item 5 of 5William Glashan D1953 Entrance block - as Deputy Architect with Northern Regional Hospital Board


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lewis Hospital Management Committee1926 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Medical Directory1904Medical Directory   
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 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 5Builder6 August 1926  p224 - contracts open
Item 2 of 5Builder8 October 1926  p591 tenders approved
Item 3 of 5Inverness Courier25 July 1893   
Item 4 of 5Inverness Courier12 January 1894   
Item 5 of 5Lancet27 July 1929  p205

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 John Hinton Gall: L v17 no1275; William Glashan: A no3845, F no5238 (Combined Box 65)