Basic Site Details

Name: Larbert House
Town, district or village: Larbert
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Mount Riddell pre 1819 name
Item 2 of 2Royal Scottish National HospitalYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Stirling Road (off)Yes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71800   
Item 2 of 718221825 Remodelling
Item 3 of 71904  Addition and adaptation
Item 4 of 71905  Gate lodge, avenue etc
Item 5 of 71913  Additions
Item 6 of 71925  Acquired as a second site for the Royal Scottish National Hospital; subsequently converted for patient accommodation
Item 7 of 73 October 2006  Unoccupied at the moment - about to be incorporated into a new hospital


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 7David HamiltonArchitect 18221825Remodelling
Item 2 of 7Colin MenziesArchitectA1904 Addition
Item 3 of 7Thomson & MenziesArchitectural practiceA1904 Addition
Item 4 of 7Colin MenziesArchitectC1905 Gate lodge, avenue etc
Item 5 of 7Thomson & MenziesArchitectural practiceC1905 Gate lodge, avenue etc
Item 6 of 7Colin MenziesArchitectB1913 Additions
Item 7 of 7Thomson & MenziesArchitectural practiceB1913 Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Graham, John H N (later Sir)Client for 1904, 1905 and 1913 work
Item 2 of 2Stirling, Gilbert, SirClient for Hamilton work

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 1Scottish National Institution for the Training of Imbecile ChildrenFormerly A Listed . Now demolished (largely re-developed before demolition). Skye building formerly B Listed, now also demolished.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4Gibson, J C1908Larbert and Dunipace parishes  p10
Item 3 of 4Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp588-9
Item 4 of 4Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed under Royal Scottish National Hospital

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) Thomson & Menzies job list (for all three phases of work by them)
Item 2 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Additional information from John Reid through website