Basic Biographical Details

Name: (Colonel) Robert W Walker
Designation: Architect
Died: After 1947
Bio Notes: Colonel Robert W Walker was the son of Aberdeen architect and seventh-generation owner of Portlethen farm George James Walker who latterly worked in partnership with Thomas Duncan. The Duncan & Walker practice continued under the same name following the deaths of Duncan in 1892, the elder Walker in 1914 and Duncanís replacement William Dalton Ironside in 1915. It is not known when Colonel Robert W Walker joined the practice, but he was running it by the 1930s, with offices at 3 Golden Square, Aberdeen until 1947. He was a Fellow of the Aberdeen Society of Architects, but does not appear to have joined the RIBA.

The practice closed in 1957.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 13, Golden Square, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1930After 1939 

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Walker & DuncanBefore 1931947Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 101925Bungalow for J Craig, Broomhill Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 2 of 101925Eight Houses, Woodstock Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 3 of 101925(?)Elsick Estate, farm buildingsElsick KincardineshireScotlandAdditions to various buildings
Item 4 of 10c. 1926Ballogie Home Farm, including gamekeeper's bothy and kennels  AberdeenshireScotlandAdditions
Item 5 of 10c. 1926(?)Ballogie House  AberdeenshireScotlandAddition of dining room window
Item 6 of 101935Drill Hall for Aberdeenshire TerritorialsPeterhead AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 7 of 101936Coatbridge Public Baths, swimming pool and clinicCoatbridge LanarkshireScotlandCompetition design - awarded second prize
Item 8 of 101936Farque House  KincardineshireScotlandProposed renovations
Item 9 of 101936Old Maryculter HouseMaryculter KincardineshireScotlandAlterations
Item 10 of 101937Cults HouseCults AberdeenshireScotlandAdditions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1930The RIBA Kalendar 1930-1931 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 2RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects