Basic Site Details

Name: Hillside House
Town, district or village: Perth
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Hillside Villa purchased and extended in 1883.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Hillside HospitalYes 
Item 2 of 2Hillside Sanatorium  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Hospital  
Item 2 of 2House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Dundee RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Kinnoull Mill  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 101883 AdditionAdditiona dn alterations to form Home for Incurables
Item 2 of 101888  New building for consumptive patients
Item 3 of 101897 Plans datedPlans dated for additions - laundry etc
Item 4 of 1018981901  
Item 5 of 101899 Plans datedPlans dated for new hospital for consumptives
Item 6 of 101900 Plans datedAmended plans
Item 7 of 101911 Plans datedPlans dated for additions - laundry etc
Item 8 of 101927  Additions
Item 9 of 101928  Additions to south
Item 10 of 101932  Additions to north


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 11John Murray Robertson F1883 Additions to hillside Villa for form Home for Incurables
Item 2 of 11John Murray Robertson D18981911 
Item 3 of 11Donald Alexander Stewart A1927 Additions
Item 4 of 11Robert Matthew Mitchell A1927 Additions
Item 5 of 11Smart, Stewart & Mitchell A1927 Additions
Item 6 of 11Andrew Granger Heiton (or Andrew H Heiton Granger) B1928 Additions to south
Item 7 of 11Heiton & McKay B1928 Additions to south
Item 8 of 11John Sibbald McKay B1928 Additions to south
Item 9 of 11Donald Alexander Stewart C1932 Additions to the north
Item 10 of 11Robert Matthew Mitchell C1932 Additions to the north
Item 11 of 11Smart, Stewart & Mitchell C1932 Additions to the north


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp651
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 2Builder30 April 1898LXXIV p424
Item 2 of 2Dundee Evening Telegraph & Post17 April 1883   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Archive and Record CentreJohn Murray Robertson/James Findlay Collection (from Wellwood Leslie Architects) GD/WL Bundle 8 (15 sheets drawings)
Item 2 of 3Perth Royal InfirmaryPerth Royal Infirmary Hillside Hospital Minutes 1875-1948
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert Matthew Mitchell: F no2934 (box 14); Donald Alexander Stewart: F no2731 (box 11)