Basic Site Details

Name: Aberdeen Joint Passenger Station
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Henderson's design proposed taking the Great North of Scotland line under Union Bridge and along Denburn valley. Proposed also that the station should be north of Union Bridge with access via an archway on the bridge itself. The first part of his plan was realised later in 1865-67 by the Smiths.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 125, 27, Guild StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31850  Design for Central Joint Railway Station (lithograph dated 1850)
Item 2 of 31865 Journal reference 
Item 3 of 31909  Alterations?


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 6James HendersonArchitect, Builder   Initial design
Item 2 of 6J & W SmithArchitectural practiceA1865  
Item 3 of 6William Smith IIArchitectA1865  
Item 4 of 6James AbernethyIronfounderC18651867 
Item 5 of 6James Abernethy & CoArchitectural practice, EngineersC18651867Made the components
Item 6 of 6Alexander GordonArchitect c. 1909 Alterations?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Scottish Notes & Queries1929Scottish Notes & Queries March 1929 - Keith & Gibb lithographersLithograph of Henderson's plan.

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Journal15 November 1865   
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal19 September 1931 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Gordon

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information per Jim Fiddes