Basic Site Details

Name: Imperial Hotel
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Carmelite HotelYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Carmelite LaneYes 
Item 2 of 3Stirling StreetYes 
Item 3 of 3Trinity StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31869 Journal referenceOriginal hotel
Item 2 of 328 September 1881  Plans for large addition passed
Item 3 of 315 October 1885  Plans for additions passed


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 4James SouttarArchitectB1869  
Item 2 of 4James SouttarArchitectC1881 Large addition
Item 3 of 4William Henderson & SonArchitectural practiceA1885 Additions
Item 4 of 4William Low HendersonArchitectA1885 Additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2MacInnes, Ranald1992The Aberdeen guide  p128
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp149

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Journal5 May 1869   

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 for additions passed; Plans for Souttar's addition passed 28 September 1881
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register21619 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Souttar: F v13 p3 (microfiche 117/D1)