Basic Site Details

Name: Elder Maternity Home
Town, district or village: Govan
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: It is unclear whether the maternity home by John James Burnet (listed in James Wilkie Weddell's and Thomas Stewart Purdie's LRIBA papers as having been done when they were assistants to him) is the same as the Montrose Maternity Home, Govan mentioned by Harriet Richardson but without details as to architect, date etc.. These may be two different buildings.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Montrose Maternity Home (?) This may be a different building - see Notes.

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 1After 1899Before 1903  


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 4(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectAAfter 1899Before 1903 
Item 2 of 4James Wilkie WeddellArchitectAAfter 1899Before 1903As apprentice/assistant to Burnet
Item 3 of 4John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceAAfter 1899Before 1903 
Item 4 of 4Thomas Stewart PurdieArchitectAAfter 1899Before 1903As assistant to John James Burnet


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Montrose Maternity Home

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Stewart Purdie: L v25 no2068; James Wilkie Weddell: L v21 no1667