Basic Site Details

Name: Vert Memorial Hospital
Town, district or village: Haddington
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The Vert Hospital in Haddington was built in 1930. The architect was James W. Weddell of Glasgow. The general contractor was Richard Baillie of Pencaitland. Some, if not all, of the stone was taken from Amisfield House in Haddington which Baillie had demolished. The stone was also used in Preston Lodge High School and Longniddry Golf Club

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 119291930Build/construction 


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 1James Wilkie WeddellArchitectA19291930 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Vert, John, of Pendleton, OregonFounded hospital


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gray, W Forbes1944A Short History of Haddington Edinburgh 
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Craig StathamInformation sent via Contacts page on DSA website Sent April 2010