Basic Site Details

Name: Broadford Works
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Status: A listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Ann StreetYes 
Item 2 of 3Hutcheon StreetYes 
Item 3 of 3Maberly StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61808 Build/constructionOld Mill - the oldest surviving iron framed mill in Scotland.
Item 2 of 61904  Sewing Mill
Item 3 of 6After 1906Before 1921  
Item 4 of 61908  Alterations to beam engine house
Item 5 of 61912  3-storey and basement weaving department
Item 6 of 619131914 North and South Mills

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 5Fenton Murray Wood & CoWrightA1808 May have been designed by them
Item 2 of 5John Wilson WalkerArchitectAAfter 1906Before 1921Large alterations and additions - flax store and spinning mill, alterations to beam engine house and new north and south mills
Item 3 of 5Robert Gordon Wilson (junior)ArchitectAAfter 1906Before 1921Large alterations and additions - flax store and spinning mill, alterations to beam engine house and new north and south mills
Item 4 of 5Wilsons & WalkerArchitectural practiceAAfter 1906Before 1921Large alterations and additions - flax store and spinning mill, alterations to beam engine house and new north and south mills
Item 5 of 5Robert Gordon Wilson (senior)ArchitectA?After 1906(?)Before 1915(?)Large alterations and additions - flax store and spinning mill, alterations to beam engine house and new north and south mills- possibly done by Wilsons & Walker after R G Wilson Senior's retirement

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp96, 213
Item 2 of 2Watson, M1992Matthew Murray and Broadford Works, Aberdeen: evidence for earliest iron framed flax mills23(2)Textile history, pp225-242 

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  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43908Maberly Street, Broadford Works with Returns to Ann Street and Hutcheon Street
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Wilson Walker: F v25 no1871 (microfilm reel 15)