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Paisley, Neilston Road, Royal Alexandra Infirmary, Main Block

Hospital (19th Century), Nursing Home (21st Century)

Site Name Paisley, Neilston Road, Royal Alexandra Infirmary, Main Block

Classification Hospital (19th Century), Nursing Home (21st Century)

Alternative Name(s) Alexandra Nursing Home

Canmore ID 198203

Site Number NS46SE 341

NGR NS 48186 63063

NGR Description Centred on NS 48186 63063

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Renfrewshire
  • Parish Paisley (Renfrew)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Renfrew
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes

NS46SE 341.00 48186 63063

NS46SE 341.01 48199 63094 Nurses Home

NS46SE 341.02 48158 63128 Peter Coats Building

NS46SE 341.03 48264 63116 Lodge

Architecture Notes


Architect: T.G. Abercrombie 1895

Site Management (3 April 2010)

Scottish Ranaissance irregular E-plan. Mainly 2 and 3 storeys and attics with tower. Snecked stugged ashlar with ashlar dressings. Mainly sash windows but some transomed and mullioned. Green slate roofs mostly piended with many louvred roof ventilators, mostly octagonal with bellcast or facetted lead caps. Arms treated relatively simply and ornament confined to east-west range. End of each arm has semi circular railed verandah, blind to ground. 4 ashlar Roman Doric columns to 1st on shaped parapet. Cast iron colonnettes to 2nd floor. Each verandah flanked by projecting bays with piended roofs. (Historic Scotland)


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