Basic Site Details

Name: Crimonmogate House
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61805 Construction 
Item 2 of 6c. 1872  Water conduit from fountain to house installed
Item 3 of 625 January 1883  Plans for additions passed
Item 4 of 61891  Alterations
Item 5 of 619021903 Further alterations and additions
Item 6 of 61963 Destruction/demolition 


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 10John SmithArchitect 1805 Original house
Item 2 of 10James MatthewsArchitectDc. 1872 Water conduit from fountain to house installed - with Pirie as assistant
Item 3 of 10John Bridgeford PirieArchitectDc. 1872 Water conduit from fountain to house installed- as leading draftsman to Matthews
Item 4 of 10Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectA1883 Additions
Item 5 of 10James MatthewsArchitectA1883 Additions
Item 6 of 10Matthews & MackenzieArchitectural practiceA1883 Additions
Item 7 of 10Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectB1891 Alterations
Item 8 of 10James MatthewsArchitectB1891 Alterations
Item 9 of 10Matthews & MackenzieArchitectural practiceB1891 Alterations
Item 10 of 10Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectC19021903Further alterations and additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Milne, PatrickOriginal client of Crimonmogate House


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Morgan, Diane2008The Granite Mile: the story of Aberdeen's Union Street Black & White Publishing, Edinburgh (in collaboration with Evening Express, Aberdeen)pp 134-5

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder7 August 1852X p506 - obituary of John Smith

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen Art GalleryAberdeen Art Gallery Plans Drawing for hall
Item 2 of 4Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes 25 January 1883
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ B Pirie Collection Notebook - schedule. Also forspecification for water supply
Item 4 of 4Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)