Basic Site Details

Name: Renfrewshire Combination Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Crookston
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 50,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Crookston Cottage HomesYes 
Item 2 of 4Crookston House  
Item 3 of 4Home for the Aged Poor  
Item 4 of 4Renfrewshire Combination Hospital  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1837, Crookston RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21903   
Item 2 of 21934 or 19361936 or 1938 New buildings on site, to house aged poor


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 6James Balderston WhyteArchitectA1903 Carried out work whilst in employment of Macwhannel & Rogerson
Item 2 of 6John Andrew ReidArchitectA1903 As assistant to Macwhannel & Rogerson
Item 3 of 6John RogersonArchitectA1903  
Item 4 of 6Macwhannell & RogersonArchitectural practiceA1903  
Item 5 of 6Ninian MacwhannellArchitectA1903  
Item 6 of 6W BarrieArchitect 1934 or 19361936 or 1938New buildings on site, to house aged poor


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Department of Health for Scotland19368th Annual Report  Or 8th annual report, 1937? CHECK
Item 2 of 4Mackay, G A1908Management & Construction of Poorhouses & Almshouses Edinburgh 
Item 3 of 4Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Crookston Cottage Homes
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p611

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect14 August 1903   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 30867/1-13
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Ninian Macwhannell: F v17 p146 no1169; John Andrew Reid: L v5 no315 (microfilm reel 30); James Balderston Whyte: L v13 no869
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional Archives (Mitchell Library)Strathclyde Regional Archives Minutes of Renfrewshire Combination Poorhouse; Crookston Cottage Homes opening brochure, 1938