Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital

Coordinates: 55°51′44″N 4°14′38″W / 55.86232°N 4.24397°W / 55.86232; -4.24397 Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland, was founded as the Glasgow Lying-in Hospital and Dispensary in 1834 in Greyfriars Wynd. It moved to St Andrews Square in 1841 then to Rottenrow in 1860. Since 2001, it has been part of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, housed in the Princess Royal building.

The Rottenrow building proved to be the hospital's definitive location and gave rise to its affectionate nickname among Glaswegians - "Rottenrow". The building did however fall into serious disrepair by the latter part of the 20th century, and by 2001 the hospital had moved once again to a new extension built onto Glasgow Royal Infirmary, the Rottenrow site being sold to the University of Strathclyde.

A West end branch was opened in 1888 in St Vincent Street and closed in 1941 after it was damaged in an air raid.

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1834 - Glasgow Lying-in Hospital and Dispensary Founded in Greyfriars Wynd 1841 - Moved to St Andrews Square 1860 - Moved to Rottenrow 1880/81 - New Buildings Erected on Rottenrow site 1888 - West End Branch ...

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