Basic Site Details

Name: Aberlour Parish Church
Town, district or village: Aberlour
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 'Saxon'

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 51812  Original church
Item 2 of 518381841 Tower
Item 3 of 51861  Rebuilding of nave after fire (see report of plans, foundation stone and description in Elgin Courant)
Item 4 of 51910  Alterations
Item 5 of 519331935 Apse and vestry added and interior remodelled (see reports of renovations and re-opening in Elgin Courant and Courier)


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 8William RobertsonArchitect 18381841Tower
Item 2 of 8George PetrieArchitect 1861 Rebuilding of nave after fire
Item 3 of 8A Marshall Mackenzie & SonArchitectural practiceA1910 Alterations
Item 4 of 8Alexander George Robertson MackenzieArchitectA1910 Alterations
Item 5 of 8Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectA1910 Alterations
Item 6 of 8J & W WittetArchitectural practiceB19331935Apse and vestry added and interior remodelled
Item 7 of 8John WittetArchitectB19331935Apse and vestry added and interior remodelled
Item 8 of 8William WittetArchitectB19331935Apse and vestry added and interior remodelled

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberlour Parish Church Hall 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Beaton, Elizabeth1984William Robertson 1786-1841, Architect in Elgin  pp21 & 27
Item 2 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 3Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp436, 502-3

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Aberdeen Journal28 November 1838   
Item 2 of 6Elgin Courant3 May 1861   
Item 3 of 6Elgin Courant5 July 1861   
Item 4 of 6Elgin Courant18 July 1861   
Item 5 of 6Elgin Courant and Courier16 June 1933   
Item 6 of 6Elgin Courant and Courier19 April 1935   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20866 
Item 2 of 2Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)