119548: Hilton Hospital, Inverness

This building was built as a poorhouse at Hilton, Inverness between 1859 and 1861 at a cost of c. £6,000. It was used to rehouse ‘inmates’ from the overcrowded Dunbar’s Hospital in Inverness, with accommodation for around 170 people. Known as Inverness Poorhouse  between 1859 and 1921, it then became Muirfield Institution 1921-1961 and then Hilton Hospital 1961-1987. After it closed, it was converted to flats. It is now known as Old Edinburgh Court.

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