Basic Site Details

Name: Victoria Park, Fountain
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Notes: Original site was Union Terrace Gardens

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Argyll PlaceYes 
Item 2 of 2Westburn RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41878   
Item 2 of 45 March 1878  Mentions of fountain in diary for first time
Item 3 of 45 May 1878  Details of fountain finished
Item 4 of 48 May 1878  Completion of details of fountain


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 1John Bridgeford PirieArchitect 1878  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Daily Free Press20 April 1878   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20065 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ B Pirie Collection 2 photocopies of plan and elevation of early design forfountain. Not exactly as built. Diary of 1878; third blue box no 15 details