Basic Site Details

Name: 50 Queen's Road
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Estimated cost 2,500.

Now flatted.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Rubislaw HouseYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 150, Queen's RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 127 August 1885  Plans passed


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 4Alexander LorimerArchitectA1885 As apprentice to Pirie & Clyne
Item 2 of 4Arthur ClyneArchitectA1885  
Item 3 of 4John Bridgeford PirieArchitectA1885  
Item 4 of 4Pirie & ClyneArchitectural practiceA1885  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Morgan, John 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News8 February 1889   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes 27 August 1885
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20459 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ B Pirie Collection Late 20th century views. Contemporary photo showing house being built. Cutting from 'SGU' Section C, no 105 Tafl 1 with photo and plans. Various sketches of early schemes and details for house (e.g.First blue box 362, 363, 376, 404). Second blue box folder A , nos 3 & 4 (photocopies of drawings of elevations); third blue box nos 34-115
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Lorimer: L v19 no1425