MHG25311 - Craig Dunain Hospital


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  • HOSPITAL (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)

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See NH64SW0093 for associated graveyard.
A M Fox, Highland Council, 01.10.01
NH 64 SW Grid Ref: NH 6362 4380
Source: O/S 1:10,000 Map, 1992.

Architect: James Matthews and William Lawrie (assistant) c.1860

Architect: Alexander Ross - extensions
James Matthews
Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. April 10, 1896) Additions and alterations
Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. January 14, 1898) Alterations and additions

Asylum Buildings, Kinnylies:
Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. March 14, 1905) Alterations and additions

Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. June 2, 1891)

Architects: Alexander Ross & Son (I.C. March 18, 1913)

Dining Rooms:
Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. Jan. 28, 1902)

Enginehouse stack and boiler house:
Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. October 5, 1897)

Gashouse, Stable:
Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. June 28, 1895) Additions

Grieve's house, cart shed and straw barn and corn room etc.:
Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. Feb. 2, 1906)

Heating of new hospital wing:
Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. September 24, 1897)

Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. May 17, 1907)

Piggeries and Slaughterhouse:
Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. March 1, 1901)

Architects: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. May 29, 1903)

The buildings were listed by Historic Scotland in 1986 at Grade B.

Aerial photos were taken by J Bone (in 1999?). <1> <2>

A basic desk-based study of the standing buildings was produced by CFA Archaeology in 2004 in advance of the proposed re-development of the complex. <3>

Photographs taken a few days after a major fire in 2007 were submitted by a member of the public. This former mental hospital is to be converted into flats. <4>

The building was visited by a member of RCAHMS staff in 2011. The restoration is continuing. <5>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6363 4378 (191m by 257m)
Map sheet NH64SW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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