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Latitude: 57.1445 / 57°8'40"N
Longitude: -2.1727 / 2°10'21"W
OS Eastings: 389647
OS Northings: 805965
OS Grid: NJ896059
Mapcode National: GBR S0W.PD
Mapcode Global: WH9QP.LPLB
Plus Code: 9C9V4RVG+QW
Entry Name: Former Probationary Wards, South Approach, Woodend General Hospital, Aberdeen
Listing Name: Queen's Road, Woodend Hospital, East and West Lodges, Former Probationery Wards, Piers and Quadrants
Listing Date: 1 March 1993
Last Amended: 4 July 1997
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356014
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20831
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Hazlehead/Queens Cross/Countesswells
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Brown and Watt, circa 1905. Pair of mirrored 2-storey and single storey lodges in Scottish 17th century style, part of the original Oldmill Poor House complex opened in 1907, at S end of viaduct (listed separately).
Grey granite with ashlar dressings. Cill course at ground. Corniced windows, moulded cills to those at 1st floor. Stone mullions. Deep overhanging eaves swept down.
QUEEN'S ROAD ELEVATIONS: each with 2-storey gabled bay flanking drive with tripartite corniced wondow to each floor and small light in gablehead with segmental lintel; outer bays single storey with single or bipartite and single windows, with further recessed single bay to extreme outer bay.
DRIVE ELEVATIONS: 3-bay, each with door to centre, small bipartite under eaves above; bipartite windows in flanking bays with semicircular gabled stone dormers breakingeaves above.
PROBATIONERY WARDS: behind each lodge, long, rectangular-plan single-storey gabled blocks with basement areas formed on falling ground. Gables to drive with keystoned Venetian windows; windows to side elevations. Timber small-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate roofs. Broad tall stacks to rear walls of 2-storey lodge blocks with red clay cans; gablehead to companion blocks to rear.
INTERIOR: not seen, 1997.
PIERS AND QUADRANTS: granite ashlar piers adjoining corners of lodges to drive with scrolled caps, breaking to low ashlar coped quadrant walls running at level of ground floor cills.
See listing for Main Building at Woodend Hospital, Eday Road. The lodges and their companion blocks form a striking composition, in appropriate introduction to the hospital.
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