Basic Site Details

Name: Rowett Institute, Reid Library and cattle sheds
Town, district or village: Bucksburn
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 1Library  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31920s AdditionCarved panel over main door
Item 2 of 31938 AdditionStained glass in interior
Item 3 of 31968 Won award or awardsFirst premiated design for library extension. Civic Trust Award for Cattle Sheds and Civic Trust Commendation for Library 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 6William KellyArchitectBc. 1923 Carved panel over door.
Item 2 of 6William KellyArchitectC1938 Stained glass on landing window - with Douglas Strachan
Item 3 of 6Mackie Ramsay & TaylorArchitectural practiceAc. 1968 Library extension
Item 4 of 6Oliver Robson HumphriesArchitectAc. 1968 Library extension
Item 5 of 6Peter Allan Beveridge RamsayArchitectAc. 1968 Library extension
Item 6 of 6Robert Alexander TaylorArchitectAc. 1968 Library extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 2 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 3 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp266