Basic Site Details

Name: Torry Free Church
Town, district or village: Torry
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 32 November 1859 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 326 October 1889  Foundation stone of new church laid
Item 3 of 322 June 1890  New church opened

People

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 4William HendersonArchitectA1859  
Item 2 of 4William Henderson & SonArchitectural practiceA1859  
Item 3 of 4William Low HendersonArchitectA1859  
Item 4 of 4Duncan McMillanArchitectA18891890New church. (Buildings of Scotland incorrectly associates this with the practice of D & J R McMillan. AT this date John Ross McMillan was apprenticed to his father and the firm was not formed until some time later).

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gammie1909The churches of Aberdeen  p213 (for new church)
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp300

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Journal2 November 1859