Basic Site Details

Name: Trinity Hall
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1151, 153, 155, Union StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51846   
Item 2 of 518931895 Additions built
Item 3 of 512 January 1893  Plans passed
Item 4 of 51939  Alterations and additions
Item 5 of 5Before 1975 Alterations and additionsFirst premiated design


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 10J & W Smith A1846 Original building
Item 2 of 10John Smith A1846 Original building
Item 3 of 10William Smith II A1846 Original building
Item 4 of 10Alexander Brown B18931895Addition
Item 5 of 10Brown & Watt B18931895Addition
Item 6 of 10George Watt B18931895Addition
Item 7 of 10George Angus Mitchell C1939 Alterations and additions
Item 8 of 10George Bennett Mitchell C1939 Alterations and additions
Item 9 of 10George Bennett Mitchell & Son C1939 Alterations and additions
Item 10 of 10Oliver Robson Humphries GBefore 1981 Alterations?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Incorporated Trades 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 3Morgan, Diane2008The Granite Mile: the story of Aberdeen's Union Street Black & White Publishing, Edinburgh (in collaboration with Evening Express, Aberdeen)pp 79-81 (interior illustrated) & 92
Item 3 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Journal10 June 1846   
Item 2 of 2Building Chronicle1 October 1855  p243, litho 34

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection GBM/1930/46/1-7
Item 2 of 5Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes Plans passed for addition 12 January 1893
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20527List covers nos 143-153
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSBrown and Watt Scrapbook p19 35-43
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Watt: L v17 no1224