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Basic Site Details

Name: North of Scotland Bank
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Clydesdale Bank, Castle Street Branch  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 35, Castle StreetYes 
Item 2 of 3Castlegate  
Item 3 of 3Lodge Walk  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 91830s Build/constructionStatue of Ceres
Item 2 of 918391842Build/construction 
Item 3 of 91871 Alterations and additionsAlterations only partially carried out
Item 4 of 91881 Alterations and additionsAdditions onto Lodge Walk
Item 5 of 918971898AdditionInterior decorative scheme
Item 6 of 91908  Alterations
Item 7 of 919231924 Alterations
Item 8 of 919471950 Alterations
Item 9 of 91949  Alterations


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 16James GilesArtistH1830s Terracotta statue of Ceres
Item 2 of 16David RhindArchitectA1838 Competition design - not successful
Item 3 of 16Archibald SimpsonArchitectD18391842 
Item 4 of 16James MatthewsArchitectE1871 Alterations - only partially carried out
Item 5 of 16Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectF1881 Additions onto Lodge Walk
Item 6 of 16James MatthewsArchitectF1881 Additions onto Lodge Walk
Item 7 of 16Matthews & MackenzieArchitectural practiceF1881 Additions onto Lodge Walk
Item 8 of 16Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectH18971898Interior decoration
Item 9 of 16Matthews & MackenzieArchitectural practiceH18971898Interior decoration
Item 10 of 16George James WalkerArchitectB1908 Alterations
Item 11 of 16Walker & DuncanArchitectural practiceB1908 Alterations
Item 12 of 16William Dalton IronsideArchitectB1908 Alterations
Item 13 of 16William KellyArchitect 19231924Alterations
Item 14 of 16Walker & DuncanArchitectural practiceC19471950Alterations - uncertain as to which partners involved at this date
Item 15 of 16D & J R McMillanArchitectural practiceD1949 Alterations
Item 16 of 16John Ross McMillanArchitectD1949 Alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Brogden, W A1998Aberdeen: an illustrated architectural guideSecond editionEdinburgh: The Rutland Pressp74.
Item 2 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 5Fraser, G M1918Archibald Simpson Architect and his times Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 5 April to 11 October 1918xx
Item 4 of 5McInnes, Ranald2000The Aberdeen guide  p147.
Item 5 of 5Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp141

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Country Life19 August 1965  Figure 3

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes 28 July 1881
Item 2 of 5Clydesdale Bank Head Office, AberdeenDrawings For all four phases of work
Item 3 of 5Clydesdale Bank, AberdeenDrawings Parial set of competition drawings
Item 4 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20162 
Item 5 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of competition drawings


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