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Basic Site Details

Name: Union Bank
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Initially it was on Castle Street but later extended down Marishcal Street.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Banking Co's premises  
Item 2 of 2Sheriff Court Annexe and High Court JusticiaryYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 253, Castle StreetYes 
Item 2 of 22, Marischal StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21801   
Item 2 of 2After 1845(?)  Addition to Marischal Street


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 2James BurnArchitect, Builder 1801  
Item 2 of 2William Smith IIArchitect After 1845(?) Addition to Marischal Street


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 6Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 6MacInnes, Ranald1992The Aberdeen guide  p134
Item 4 of 6Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp85,141-142
Item 5 of 6Wilson Delineation of Aberdeen  p205
Item 6 of 6Wood, John1828Plan of the Cities of Aberdeen   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register21074 


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