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Basic Site Details

Name: Aberdeen Art Gallery
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Status: A Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71882 or 1883 Competition held 
Item 2 of 76 September 1883  Plans passed
Item 3 of 77 July 1885  Opened by Matthews
Item 4 of 718991901 Additions
Item 5 of 719011905 Additions, including sculpture court
Item 6 of 78 April 1905  Additions opened
Item 7 of 72015 Addition 

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 9Matthews & MackenzieArchitectural practiceA1882(?)1885Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 9Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectA18831885Won competition and secured job
Item 3 of 9James MatthewsArchitectA18831885Won competition and secured job
Item 4 of 9Arthur ClyneArchitectDc. 1883 Competition design - not successful
Item 5 of 9John Bridgeford PirieArchitectDc. 1883 Competition design - not successful
Item 6 of 9Pirie & ClyneArchitectural practiceDc. 1883 Competition design - not successful
Item 7 of 9Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectB18991901Additions
Item 8 of 9Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectC19011905Further additions, including scuplture court
Item 9 of 9Gareth Hoskins G2015 Scheme for additional storey begun

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3In Memoriam1892    
Item 2 of 3RSA1906   336
Item 3 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp83, 129-131

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1BuilderLate 1918CXV p412 (illustration)

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 6 September 1883
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19978 
Item 3 of 3Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)  

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