Basic Site Details

Name: St Mary's Episcopal Church
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Mary Carden Place EpiscopalYes 

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 2Albert TerraceYes 
Item 2 of 2Carden PlaceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1018621864Construction 
Item 2 of 101 July 1862 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 1030 March 1864 OpenedOpened as proprietary chapel
Item 4 of 1012 September 1864  Rev F G Lee became bankrupt and church sold to the Hon G F Boyle et al
Item 5 of 103 December 1865  Re-opened under licence
Item 6 of 10c. 1890  New altarpiece by N J Westlake
Item 7 of 1022 December 1904  Plans for hall and vestry passed
Item 8 of 1019051906Build/constructionHall and vestry
Item 9 of 101913 AdditionClergy stalls
Item 10 of 101926  New porch and font


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 6Alexander EllisArchitect 18621864Working in conjunction with Rev F G Lee
Item 2 of 6Arthur ClyneArchitectb19051906Hall and vestry
Item 3 of 6William KellyArchitectK1913 Clergy stalls
Item 4 of 6A Marshall Mackenzie & SonArchitectural practiceA1926 New porch and font
Item 5 of 6Alexander George Robertson MackenzieArchitectA1926 New porch and font
Item 6 of 6Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectA1926 New porch and font


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gammie1909The churches of Aberdeen  pp362-365
Item 2 of 4Leith, Connie1999Alexander Ellis: a fine Victorian architect Aberdeen: privately publishedpp32-43, quoting Aberdeen Journal
Item 3 of 4Morgan, John1899Memoirs Aberdeen 
Item 4 of 4Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp35, 232-233

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Aberdeen Daily Free Press26 February 1864   
Item 2 of 5Aberdeen Daily Free Press5 December 1865   
Item 3 of 5Aberdeen Journal11 June 1862   
Item 4 of 5Banffshire Journal29 March 1864  Supplement
Item 5 of 5Illustrated London News28 May 1865   

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 22 December 1904 and other dates for later alterations
Item 2 of 4Aberdeen City Archives (copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Town Council Minutes Minutes 4 January 1905, p70
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19964 
Item 4 of 4Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)