Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Samaritan Hospital for Women, Alice Mary Corbett Memorial Nurses' Home
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Samaritan Hospital for Women, Nurses HomeYesSince granting of Royal Charter, c.1907

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Hospital  
Item 2 of 2Health workers house  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 312 April 1906 Opened 
Item 2 of 319231926 East extension
Item 3 of 31931  North extension


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 5John RogersonArchitectA19041906 
Item 2 of 5Macwhannell & RogersonArchitectural practiceA19041906 
Item 3 of 5Ninian MacwhannellArchitectA19041906 
Item 4 of 5R WalkerArchitectB19231926North extension
Item 5 of 5R WalkerArchitectC1931 East extension

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 1Glasgow Samaritan Hospital for WomenThe Glasgow Samaritan Hospital for Women originally opened in 1886 in a converted house in South Cumberland Street, and moved in 1890 to Kingston House in Tradeston. In 1892 a dispensary and outpatients' department was opened in two converted houses in Paterson Street. These were superseded when this new building was constructed.

Cost of new building: 30,000.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1909 part 1 pp70, 71 (MacWhannell & Rogerson)
Item 2 of 4Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 3 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1909   701 (under the name of MacWhannell, Rogerson & Reid)
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p526

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building Industries16 May 1904