Basic Site Details

Name: Belford Hospital
Town, district or village: Fort William
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: This hospital replaced the older one by Henry Burrell. The older one was then demolished (see separate entry).

This is probably the hospital referred to by Matheson in his Nomination Papers - if so cost of Phase I 1.5m and Phase II 4m

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 2After 1949Before 1958Build/constructionThis date is possibly an error or perhaps construction was delayed.
Item 2 of 219621965Build/construction 


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 6Joseph Lea Gleave AAfter 1949Before 1958 
Item 2 of 6Keppie Henderson & J L Gleave AAfter 1949Before 1958 
Item 3 of 6Allen ('Mick') Short Matheson C19621965 
Item 4 of 6Ivor Gardiner Menzies Gordon Dorward C19621965 
Item 5 of 6J L Gleave & Partners C19621965 
Item 6 of 6Joseph Lea Gleave C19621965 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp146
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp242
Item 3 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p570

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 Matheson's Paper: F no 7078 (Combined Box 170)