Basic Site Details

Name: Kelso Union Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Kelso
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Inch RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4c. 1854   
Item 2 of 41911  Converted to hospital use
Item 3 of 41934  Largely destroyed by fire
Item 4 of 41934 or 1935  Reconstruction after fire


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 8John Smith  c. 1854  
Item 2 of 8James Pearson Alison  1911 Conversion to hospital use
Item 3 of 8(Sir) Matthew Montgomerie Ochterlony B1934 or 1935 Reconstruction after fire
Item 4 of 8Harold Ogle Tarbolton B1934 or 1935 Reconstruction after fire
Item 5 of 8Tarbolton & Ochterlony B1934 or 1935 Reconstruction after fire
Item 6 of 8(Sir) Matthew Montgomerie Ochterlony C19361937Further extensions
Item 7 of 8Harold Ogle Tarbolton C19361937Further extensions
Item 8 of 8Tarbolton & Ochterlony C19361937Further extensions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp74, 451
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Inch Hospital