Basic Site Details

Name: Melville UF Church
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The church was to be square with a circular auditorium, having 705 sittings. A further 500 sittings were to be provided in the hall facing Rose Street

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Melville ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 2Melville Court  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Rose StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Melville UF Church, Skene StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 130 May 1901  Plans passed

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Alexander BrownArchitectA1901  
Item 2 of 3Brown & WattArchitectural practiceA1901  
Item 3 of 3George WattArchitectA1901  

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gammie1909The churches of Aberdeen  p149-158
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp39,157

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder25 May 1901  p518

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes 30 May 1901
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register47495 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSBrown and Watt Scrapbook p90, 105, 112
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Watt: L v17 no1224