Basic Site Details

Name: Mechanics Institute
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Bon Accord Hotel  
Item 2 of 3Commmercail buildingYes 
Item 3 of 3Metro Hotel and Restaurant  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 113, 15, Market StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118451846Build/construction 

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 2William RamageArchitect 1845 With Archibald Simpson
Item 2 of 2Archibald SimpsonArchitectB18451846With William Ramage

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 5Brogden, W A1998Aberdeen: an illustrated architectural guideSecond editionEdinburgh: The Rutland Pressp94
Item 3 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 4 of 5Fraser, G M1918Archibald Simpson Architect and his times Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 5 April to 11 October 1918xxv
Item 5 of 5MacInnes, Ranald1992The Aberdeen guide  p129

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20445