Basic Site Details

Name: Infectious Diseases Hospital
Town, district or village: Linlithgow
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Competition assessed by Arthur George Sydney Mitchell. Cost: £6,000-£7,000.

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 2Before 1912  Winning competition design - not commissioned. Competition assessed by Sydney Mitchell
Item 2 of 21985 AdditionNew ward


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 5William KerrArchitect 1899 First premiated competition design, but job went to John Melvin & Son
Item 2 of 5John Melvin & SonArchitectural practiceA1899 Secured job
Item 3 of 5John Melvin (junior)ArchitectA1899 Secured job
Item 4 of 5Iain Dewar HaigArchitectA1985 As Assistant Regional Architect - new ward added
Item 5 of 5South East Regional Hospital Board, Architect's Department (or South Eastern Hospital Board)Architectural Department (New Towns etc)H1985 New ward added


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as St Michael's Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1BuilderLate 1899LXXVII p201

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Ian Haig's daughter, Karin HaigInformation emailed to Dictionary Sent 2015
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Kerr: L v24 no1999