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The Hospitals Investigator 9

In December 1992 Robert Taylor circulated the ninth edition of his newsletter amongst his colleagues working on the Royal Commission’s hospitals project. In this issue he provided more useful source material on isolation hospitals from Parliamentary Papers: a ‘Sanitary Survey’ … Continue reading

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The Hospitals Investigator 3

Isolation Hospitals Issue number three of the Hospitals Investigator was produced by Robert Taylor in April 1992 and was largely devoted to the subject of isolation hospitals, and more particularly the model plans published by the Local Government Board from … Continue reading

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former Murthly Hospital, Perthshire

MURTHLY HOSPITAL   Built as the Perth District Asylum, it was designed by Edward & Robertson, of Dundee and opened in 1864. It was the second district asylum to open in Scotland. Five architects submitted plans from which the Dundee architects were chosen. … Continue reading

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Lennox Castle

Lennox Castle in 2014, photographed by Robert Adam at RCAHMS One of a series of aerial photographs of the site Lennox Castle has been on the Buildings at Risk register for Scotland since 1992, the website provides a good summary of the history of … Continue reading

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Ayrshire Central Hospital

‘Deco and Memories’ by Trawts1 Photograph taken in 2008. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 AYRSHIRE CENTRAL HOSPITAL, IRVINE   Comparable to both Inverurie and Hawkhead Hospitals, though lacking the flair of Tait’s buildings at the latter, these three hospitals constitute a interesting … Continue reading

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