Caldwell House, East Renfrewshire


Constructed in 1773 for William Mure of Glanderstoun the building was converted to a hospital in 1929 by Govan Board of Control. It was to be a hospital for mental defectives (!) From 1948, Caldwell House was managed by the Board of Management for Lennox Castle and Associated Hospitals. In 1948 the separate building known as the Manual Block was converted to provide classrooms and dining accommodation to give better facilities for occupational training. In 1974 the hospital passed to the administrative control of the Renfrew District of Argyll and Clyde Health Board. The hospital closed in 1977.

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Canmore Record

Web Links

Live Journal Entry
The System
East Renfrewshire Web Site
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archive


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