Basic Site Details

Name: Multi-storey housing, Castlehill Section 1
Town, district or village: Castlehill
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Virginia Court and Marischal Court  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Housing  
Item 2 of 2Tower block 19-storey tower block containing 108 flats and nine-storey tower block containing 48 flats

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Justice Street  
Item 2 of 3Marischal Court  
Item 3 of 3Virginia Court  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 14 July 196631 December 1969Build/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 2Aberdeen City Architect's Department (later City of Aberdeen District Council Architects Division)Architectural practiceA1966 With George McIntosh Keith as City Architect
Item 2 of 2George McIntosh KeithArchitectA1966 As City Architect

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Castlehill redevelopment 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp367
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp144