Basic Site Details

Name: Peterhead Harbour
Town, district or village: Peterhead
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1017731781Alterations and additionsAlterations to South Harbour and new south pier
Item 2 of 101793 ProposedProposed improvements
Item 3 of 101810 Alterations and additionsSouth Harbour deepened
Item 4 of 101813 Alterations and additionsWest pier extended
Item 5 of 1018181822Build/constructionNorth Harbour
Item 6 of 1018471850Alterations and additionsJunction Canal between North and South Harbours planned at this date
Item 7 of 1018491850Build/constructionJunction Canal between North and South Harbours cut at this date
Item 8 of 1018521855Alterations and additionsNorth Harbour deepened
Item 9 of 101885 Build/constructionSouth breakwater
Item 10 of 101953 Build/constructionBascule Bridge at south end of north harbour

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 12John SmeatonEngineerG1772 Prepared a report on South Harbour
Item 2 of 12John GwynEngineerH17731781Alterations to South Harbour and new south pier
Item 3 of 12John RennieEngineerK1793 Improvements proposed after storm in 1793
Item 4 of 12William WallaceEngineerP18101813South Harbour deepened and West Pier extended
Item 5 of 12Thomas TelfordEngineerA18181822Plans for North Harbour
Item 6 of 12John GibbEngineerC18181822North Harbour - supervised construction
Item 7 of 12David StevensonEngineerM1847 Junction Canal between North and South Harbours planned at this date. Carried out by contractors William Walker of Manchester and Stuart & Pyper of Peterhead.
Item 8 of 12D & T StevensonArchitectural practice, Engineering practiceL18521855North Harbour deepened further with new graving dock
Item 9 of 12David StevensonEngineerL18521855North Harbour deepened further with new graving dock
Item 10 of 12Thomas StevensonEngineerL18521855North Harbour deepened further with new graving dock
Item 11 of 12(Sir) John CoodeEngineerB1885 South breakwater - under supervision of William Shield
Item 12 of 12(Sir) William Arrol & Co LtdArchitectural practice, EngineersB1953 Bascule Bridge at south end of North Harbour

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp346