Basic Site Details

Name: McGrigor Obelisk, Marischall College
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Now relocated in Duthie Park

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21860 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21906  Relocation to Duthie Park


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 2Alexander EllisArchitect 1860 With James Giles, artist
Item 2 of 2James GilesArtistA1860 Jointly responsible for design


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Leith, Connie1999Alexander Ellis: a fine Victorian architect Aberdeen: privately publishedp28
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp249

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20010