Basic Site Details

Name: Northern Hotel (2)
Town, district or village: Kittybrewster
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Built to replace an older structure destroyed by fire.

“Building operations were well advanced when war broke out, and as the Palace Hotel - the principal hotel in the town - was also destroyed by fire, permission was obtained to complete the Northern Hotel. The building is of steel framed construction, granite walling and reconstituted granite dressings. [Builder 7 May 1948 p548].

The Palace Hotel was destroyed by fire in 1941

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 11, Great Northern RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21937 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21950 Design exhibitedProposed 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 6A Marshall Mackenzie & SonArchitectural practiceA1937  
Item 2 of 6Alexander George Robertson MackenzieArchitectA1937  
Item 3 of 6John Gibb MarrArchitectA1937  
Item 4 of 6A Marshall Mackenzie & SonArchitectural practiceB1950 Proposed addition
Item 5 of 6Alexander George Robertson MackenzieArchitectB1950 Proposed addition
Item 6 of 6John Gibb MarrArchitectB1950 Proposed addition

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4RSA1948   417
Item 2 of 4RSA1950   504
Item 3 of 4Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp90, 204
Item 4 of 4Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp90

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder7 May 1948  pp548-551 including plans and photographs

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 September 1938
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20331 
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore125351