MHG17064 - Migdale Hospital - Bonar Bridge
The former Migdale Hospital at Bonar Bridge.
Type and Period (2)
- HOSPITAL (Built, 19th Century - 1870 AD to 1870 AD (circa))
- POOR HOUSE (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1900 AD? (circa))
The former Migdale Hospital at Bonar Bridge, originally built as a poorhouse, subsequently acquired by the NHS.
The building was listed at Category B in 1984.
In 2014 ARCH provided a number of courses, field trips and other activities exploring and researching the remains of the 19th century engineer, road and church builder Thomas Telford. A project was undertaken in Kyle of Sutherland, during which many sites were visited and photographed by participants. The building was originally built as a Victorian ‘poorhouse’ but was later obtained by the NHS, and was most recently used as a long-stay facility for the elderly. A new hospital opened in 2011, and this building closed. It was sold in 2013 to a private buyer, but the old buildings are currently (2014) boarded up. <1>
GIS spatial data amended in 2018 according to OS MasterMap. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6163 9155 (60m by 63m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (3)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB284 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- http://www.archhighland.org.uk/telford-in-kyle-of-sutherland.asp (Visit the ARCH Telford in the Kyle of Sutherland Project page)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/110974 (View HES Canmore entry for this site)
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