Basic Site Details

Name: Greenock Infirmary
Town, district or village: Greenock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Greenock Royal Infirmary Thought to be the same building

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 513 May 1807 Foundation stone 
Item 2 of 518081809Build/construction 
Item 3 of 51847 Contracts advertisedFor additions
Item 4 of 51869 Addition 
Item 5 of 519391943 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 6John Aird B18081809 
Item 2 of 6James Dempster D1847 Additions
Item 3 of 6James Salmon & Son A1869 Enlargement
Item 4 of 6James Salmon (senior) A1869 Enlargement
Item 5 of 6William Forrest Salmon A1869 Enlargement
Item 6 of 6William John Brockie Wright C19381943Additions including nurses home


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Weir, D1829History of the Town of Greenock Greenockp32

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News1938Jul-Dec p172
Item 2 of 4Greenock Advertiser13 May 1807   
Item 3 of 4Greenock Advertiser20 April 1847   
Item 4 of 4Greenock Advertiser23 April 1847   

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 Salmon: F v5 p54, microfiche 88/G5; William Forrest Salmon: F v5 p56, microfiche 89/A4; William John Brockie Wright: F no4025 (box 31)