Basic Site Details

Name: Aberdeen Harbour, North Pier
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Harbour  
Item 2 of 2Pier  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1North PierYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 517751780Build/constructionNorth pier
Item 2 of 518111816AdditionAdditions ot north pier
Item 3 of 51865 Build/constructionLighthouse
Item 4 of 51871 Build/constructionHarbour buildings
Item 5 of 518741877AdditionConcrete extension


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 12John SmeatonEngineerK17751780North pier
Item 2 of 12Thomas TelfordEngineerL18111816Additions
Item 3 of 12John GibbEngineerM18111816Supervised the Telford additions
Item 4 of 12D & T StevensonArchitectural practice, Engineering practiceD1865 Cast-iron lighthouse
Item 5 of 12David StevensonEngineerD1865 Cast-iron lighthouse
Item 6 of 12Thomas StevensonEngineerD1865 Cast-iron lighthouse
Item 7 of 12James Abernethy & CoArchitectural practice, EngineersE1865 Constructed lighthouse
Item 8 of 12J & W SmithArchitectural practiceA1871 Harbour buildings
Item 9 of 12William Smith IIArchitectA1871 Harbour buildings
Item 10 of 12William Dyce CayEngineerB18741877Concrete extension
Item 11 of 12James AbernethyIronfounderC18741877Consultant to Cay for concrete extension.
Item 12 of 12John HawkshawEngineerN18741877Consultant to Cay for concrete extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp257

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Journal1 November 1871