Basic Site Details

Name: Lanfine Cottage Home for Consumptives, Broomhill
Town, district or village: Kirkintilloch
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 1909extensions were to comprise 18 additional beds with bathrooms, dressing rooms and verandah, the construction to be on the Frazzi primciple. Cost 2-3,000

Now Disused.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Lanfine Home for Incurable ConsumptivesYes 
Item 2 of 2Lanfine Hospital  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Kilsyth Road (off)Yes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41879  Plans commissioned; not built until 1904
Item 2 of 4After 19021904 Built to revised plans by James Salmon & Son
Item 3 of 414 May 1904 OpenedOpened by the Duchess of Montrose
Item 4 of 419091910 18-bed addition


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 7James Salmon (senior)  1879 Plans
Item 2 of 7James Salmon (junior) AAfter 19021904Built to revised plans
Item 3 of 7John Gaff Gillespie AAfter 19021904Built to revised plans
Item 4 of 7William Alexander Kidd AAfter 19021904Built to revised plans - as assistant to Salmon Son & Gillespie
Item 5 of 7William Forrest Salmon AAfter 19021904Built to revised plans
Item 6 of 7Salmon, Son & Gillespie A19031904Built to revised plans
Item 7 of 7John Shanks B1909191018-bed addition


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Brown, Martha, MrsCommissioned plans in 1879 and left legacy of 5000 for construction of the home on her death in 1902.

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 1Broomhill HouseFounded by Miss Beatrice Clugston.


Removed from HS lists October 2013.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp573
Item 2 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed under Broomhill & Lanfine Hospitals
Item 3 of 3Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1905    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3British Architect27 May 1904  p397
Item 2 of 3Builder30 October 1909  p472 - plans submitted to Kirkintilloch Dean of Guild Court.
Item 3 of 3Builders Journal29 June 1904   

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 Gaff Gillespie: F v17 p112 no1152 (microfilm reel 12); William Alexander Kidd: L v18 no 1384; John Shanks: L v1 no97 (microfilm reel 29)