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Overtoun House Hospital

Country House (Period Unassigned), Hospital (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Overtoun House Hospital

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned), Hospital (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Overtoun Castle; Overtoun House; Overtoun Maternity Hospital

Canmore ID 127662

Site Number NS47NW 30

NGR NS 42459 76127

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Dunbartonshire
  • Parish Old Kilpatrick (Dumbarton)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Dumbarton
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Archaeology Notes

NS47NW 30.00 42459 76127

Hospital [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1995.

NS47NW 30.01 42428 76171 Garshake Drive, bridge over Overtoun Burn

NS47NW 30.02 42478 75618 Lodge (South Lodge)

NS47NW 30.03 41008 75700 Overtoun West Lodge

NS47NW 30.04 4255 7649 and NS c. 4236 7610 Hyrdo-electicity scheme (reservoir and turbine house)

NS47NW 30.05 42540 76294 Stables

NS47NW 30.06 40999 75712 West Lodge, Gate Piers

For Roman coin found within Overtoun House policies, see NS478NW 6.

The various buildings on this estate are divided by the Overtoun Burn between the parishes of Dumbarton and Old Kilpatrick.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 31 January 2000.

Architecture Notes

NS47NW 30.00 42459 76127


Architect: James Smith 1859 for Lord Overtoun

It became a maternity hospital and in 1984 Dumbarton District Council 'Youth with a mission' grounds

Owner: Lord Overtoun

Photographs: Bedford Lemere Register 3 11901/13 Negatives and prints.


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