Basic Site Details

Name: Mackinnon Memorial Hospital
Town, district or village: Broadfield
Island: Skye
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Founded as a memorial to Rev Donald Mackinnon, Minister of the parish, who died in 1888.

Present hospital largely dates from 1963.

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 41914 Opened 
Item 2 of 4October 1951 ProposedThe new General Hospital which is to be erected by the Northern regional Hospital Board will be built on a Broadford site
Item 3 of 415 April 1960 Proposedextension - not started as of 1 Dec 1959; 157,000 est. expenditure to complete work per Builder p747
Item 4 of 41 December 1960 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunfor extension to hospital; 157,000 (total estimated cost), 10,000 (probable expenditure to March 31, 1961), 56,000 (estimated expenditure in 1961-62) per Builder 14 April 1961 p721


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 1William Laidlaw Carruthers  1914  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 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 3Builder26 October 1951  p570
Item 2 of 3Builder15 April 1960  'The Week in Parliament: The Hospital Building Programme' pp746-747; summarizes expenditure on hospital buildings as published in 1960-61 Civil Estimates for the National Health Service of England, Wales and Scotland, published on March 29; 17 Scottish schemes already in progress as of 1 Dec 1959, 8 works not started in Dec are reported in Builder article
Item 3 of 3Builder14 April 1961  'Civil Estimates, 1961-62: Health Estimates, The Scottish Estimates' p721