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  


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


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).


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
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