Basic Site Details

Name: St Thomas's Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Aboyne
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Design based on Burrough Church, Leicestershire where Lord Glentanar had another estate.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ballater RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41907 Foundation stone 
Item 2 of 41908 or 1909   
Item 3 of 4November 1919October 1922 Plans dated for alterations to arch at west end of south aisle for monument to Lord Glentanar and prhaps plinth of monument
Item 4 of 4Before 1956  Alterations? Additions?

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 11Alexander Thomson HeathcoteArchitectAc. 19061909As chief assistant to Fryers & Penman - claims full responsibility for design and execution in his LRIBA papers
Item 2 of 11Arthur John FryersArchitectAc. 19061909Alexander Thomson Heathcote claims to be responsible, as chief assistant
Item 3 of 11Fryers & PenmanArchitectural practiceAc. 19061909Alexander Thomson Heathcote claims to be responsible, as chief assistant
Item 4 of 11James Robertson AdamsonArchitectAc. 1906 As assistant to Fryers & Penman
Item 5 of 11Larmont Douglas PenmanArchitectAc. 19061909Alexander Thomson Heathcote claims to be responsible, as chief assistant
Item 6 of 11William BarclayArchitectA1908 or 1909 As chief assistant to Fryers & Penman - but NB Alexander Thomson Heathcote claims responsibility for this building in the same capacity
Item 7 of 11(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 19191922Alterations to arch at west end of south aisle for monument to Lord Glentanar - perhaps also responsible for plinth
Item 8 of 11Allan, Ross & AllanArchitectural practiceBBefore 1954 Alterations? Additions? - uncertain if involved
Item 9 of 11David John Alexander RossArchitectBBefore 1954 Alterations? Additions? - uncertain if involved
Item 10 of 11John Alexander Ogg AllanArchitectBBefore 1954 Alterations? Additions? - uncertain if involved
Item 11 of 11Joseph Anderson AllanArchitectBBefore 1954 Alterations? Additions?

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Coats, GeorgeBecame Laird of Glen Tanar in 1905 and Lord Glentannar in 1916

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Scottish Episcopal Church Yearbook Various years; dates to be checked   
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp39, 307-8

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA JournalNovember 1956 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Joseph Anderson Allan

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register47053 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR A/3
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Barclay: L v23 no1843 ('Church, Aberdeenshire' - probably this one); Alexander Thomson Heathcote: L v14 no896; Larmont Douglas Penman: L v23 no1830 & F no2681 (box 10)