Basic Site Details

Name: Sunnyside Royal Hospital, nurses' home
Town, district or village: Montrose
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1978 alterations 100,000.
Situated to S of main building.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Boath HouseYes 
Item 2 of 2Booth HouseYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Nurses' home  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319311935Alterations and additionsNurses home and extension (building for the senile)
Item 2 of 3Before 1931(?) Competition designs submitted 
Item 3 of 31978 Alterations and 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 15John Alexander Ogg Allan B19311935Nurses home and extension (building for the senile)
Item 2 of 15Joseph Anderson Allan B19311935Nurses home and extension (building for the senile) - as assistant to John Alexander Ogg Allan
Item 3 of 15David William Baxter (junior) F1934 Entered competition for nurses' home. Awarded third premium.
Item 4 of 15Alexander John Smith A1975 Alterations
Item 5 of 15(Professor) James Paul A1978 Alterations
Item 6 of 15Alexander Steele A1978 Alterations
Item 7 of 15Alistair Graham Allan A1978 Alterations
Item 8 of 15Baxter Clark & Paul A1978 Alterations
Item 9 of 15David William Baxter (junior) A1978 Alterations
Item 10 of 15George Cruickshank A1978 Alterations
Item 11 of 15George Lindsay Bruce A1978 Alterations
Item 12 of 15Ian Geoffrey Plenderleath A1978 Alterations
Item 13 of 15John Stewart Clark A1978 Alterations
Item 14 of 15Robert Reid Black A1978 Alterations
Item 15 of 15Roy David Clark A1978 Alterations

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Montrose AsylumSee separate entry for this building's predecessor.

Cost of Moffat's building: 27,513 7s 5d.

Competition held in 1886 for new hospital block; H Saxon Snell & Son as assessors.

Some plans at hospital.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep523
Item 2 of 2Richardson, Harriet2010Building Our Health: The Architecture of Scottish Hospitals Historic Scotland 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1931Jul-Dec p335
Item 2 of 3Architect and Building News1932Jan-Jun p240
Item 3 of 3Architect and Building News1936Jan-June p116

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register52043 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScottish Survey of Architectural Practices Project MS material  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David William Baxter's Paper: F no 5965 (Combined Box 110)