Basic Site Details

Name: Sick Children's Hospital
Town, district or village: Garnethill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for the separate Dispensary at West Graham Street; and for the Sick Children's Hospital at Yorkhill, which superseded this building.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Dispensary for Sick Children  
Item 2 of 2Garnethill Convent Nursery schoolYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 271, Buccleuch StreetYes 
Item 2 of 245, Scott StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218811882 Reconstruction of former mansion to form children's hospital
Item 2 of 220 December 1882 Opened 


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 5Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA18811882Reconstruction of former mansion to form children's hospital
Item 2 of 5Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceA18811882Reconstruction of former mansion to form children's hospital
Item 3 of 5James SellarsArchitect, ValuerA18811882Reconstruction of former mansion to form children's hospital
Item 4 of 5Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerBc. 1897 Additions
Item 5 of 5Thomas McMillanArchitectBc. 1897 Additions - as junior draughtsman with Campbell Douglas

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Sick Children's DispensaryCost: 12,510.

See separate entry for Sick Children's Hospital.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1886   751
Item 2 of 5Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriesp299
Item 3 of 5McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Pressp 353
Item 4 of 5Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed under Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Glasgow
Item 5 of 5Robertson, Edna1972The Yorkhill Story: The History of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children Glasgow 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News29 December 1882   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33201 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas McMillan: L v8 no 460