Basic Site Details

Name: St Nicholas UP Church
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 5St Nicholas UF ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 5St Nicholas Union Grove Church  
Item 3 of 5Union Grove CourtYes 
Item 4 of 5Union Grove UF Church  
Item 5 of 5Union Grove UP Church  

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 2Holburn StreetYes 
Item 2 of 21-18, Union GroveYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 216 June 1887 Plans approvedReplaced church of 1845 in St Nicholas Lane
Item 2 of 21973  Converted to flats


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 4Alexander EllisArchitectA1887  
Item 2 of 4Alexander Ellis DiackArchitect, EngineerA1887 As apprentice to Ellis & Wilson
Item 3 of 4Ellis & WilsonArchitectural practiceA1887  
Item 4 of 4Robert Gordon Wilson (senior)ArchitectA1887  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Managers of St Nicholas Lane UP Church 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gammie, Alexander1937A Romance of Faith Pickering & Inglispp197-201
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp38, 226

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 16 June 1887
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48523 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Ellis Diack: L v22 no1707