Basic Site Details

Name: Carden Place UP Church
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

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

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 1Carden PlaceYesAt Albert Street


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 126 August 1880  Plans passed


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 7Alexander EllisArchitectA1880  
Item 2 of 7Ellis & WilsonArchitectural practiceA1880  
Item 3 of 7Robert Gordon Wilson (senior)ArchitectA1880  
Item 4 of 7John Wilson WalkerArchitectBAfter 1906Before 1921Alterations/additions?
Item 5 of 7Robert Gordon Wilson (junior)ArchitectBAfter 1906Before 1921Alterations/additions?
Item 6 of 7Wilsons & WalkerArchitectural practiceBAfter 1906Before 1921Alterations/additions?
Item 7 of 7Robert Gordon Wilson (senior)ArchitectB?After 1906(?)Before 1915(?)Alterations/additions? - possibly done by Wilsons & Walker after R G Wilson Senior's retirement


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Trustees of George Street UP Church 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gammie1909The churches of Aberdeen  pp97-100
Item 2 of 3Leith, Connie1999Alexander Ellis: a fine Victorian architect Aberdeen: privately publishedpp88-91
Item 3 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp229

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes Plans passed
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19944 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Wilson Walker: F v25 no1871 (microfilm reel 15); Robert Gordon Wilson Junior: F v25 no1872 (microfilm reel 15)