Basic Site Details

Name: Head Offices for Great North of Scotland Railway Company
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 180, Guild StreetYesNorth side


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 121 April 1892 Plans approved 


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 EllisArchitectA1892  
Item 2 of 3Ellis & WilsonArchitectural practiceA1892  
Item 3 of 3Robert Gordon Wilson (senior)ArchitectA1892  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Great North of Scotland Railway Company 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Brogden, W A1998Aberdeen: an illustrated architectural guideSecond editionEdinburgh: The Rutland Pressp82
Item 2 of 3Jones, K2000The railways of Aberdeen - 150 years of history  p21
Item 3 of 3Leith, Connie1999Alexander Ellis: a fine Victorian architect Aberdeen: privately publishedpp109-110

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes Plans passed 21 April 1892
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20620See also 78 Guild Street - these are listed as one unit