Basic Site Details

Name: John Knox Free Church
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: 1000 seats. Cost 6000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Gerrard Street Baptist Church  
Item 2 of 2John Knox UF ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Gerrard StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 37 March 1898  Plans passed
Item 2 of 37 October 1899  'Nearly complete'
Item 3 of 3January 1900 Opened 

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 1George Coutts  18981900 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gammie1909The churches of Aberdeen  p148
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp209

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder7 October 1899LXXVII  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes Plans passed 7 April 1898
Item 2 of 2Robert Gordon's University ArchiveCollection of plans, manuscripts etc Original set of plans dated 1898-1900