Basic Site Details

Name: John Knox Established Church
Town, district or village: Mounthooly
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1John Knox Parish ChurchYes 

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 518331835 Original church
Item 2 of 51837 Build/constructionLayout of churchyard
Item 3 of 515 July 1897  Plans for alterations approved
Item 4 of 5After 1906Before 1921 Additions/alterations?
Item 5 of 51936 Addition 


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 9Alexander FraserArchitectA1837 Layout of churchyard
Item 2 of 9George Hendry JollyArchitect, Builder 1897 Alterations
Item 3 of 9John Wilson WalkerArchitectBAfter 1906Before 1921Additions/alterations?
Item 4 of 9Robert Gordon Wilson (junior)ArchitectBAfter 1906Before 1921Additions/alterations?
Item 5 of 9Wilsons & WalkerArchitectural practiceBAfter 1906Before 1921Additions/alterations?
Item 6 of 9Robert Gordon Wilson (senior)ArchitectB?After 1906(?)Before 1921(?)Additions/alterations? - possibly done by Wilsons & Walker after R G Wilson Senior's retirement
Item 7 of 9George Angus MitchellArchitectC1936 Additions
Item 8 of 9George Bennett MitchellArchitectC1936 Additions
Item 9 of 9George Bennett Mitchell & SonArchitectural practiceC1936  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gammie1909The churches of Aberdeen  pp32-35
Item 3 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp209

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Journal31 May 1837   
Item 2 of 2Architect and Building News1936Jan-June p382

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes Plans for alterations passed 15 July 1897
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Wilson Walker: F v25 no1871 (microfilm reel 15); Robert Gordon Wilson Junior: F v25 no1872 (microfilm reel 15)