Basic Site Details

Name: Houses and shops, Rosemount Viaduct
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: A block of buildings is to be erected by the Town and Country Property Company Limited, at Aberdeen. The site has a frontage of 200 feet along the west side of Rosemount Viaduct. The ground floor is occupied by shops having saloons behind and cellarage in the basement. The upper floors are arranged as apartments. Messrs Brown and Watt are the architects and the estimated cost of the building s 14,000. [Builder 26 June 1897 p575]

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21-27, Rosemount ViaductYes 
Item 2 of 253,55, Skene StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3June 1897 ProposedReports in the press
Item 2 of 310 August 1897 Plans approvedPlans passed
Item 3 of 322 September 1898  Amended plans passed?


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 3Alexander Brown A18971898 
Item 2 of 3Brown & Watt A18971898 
Item 3 of 3George Watt A18971898 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Town & Country Property Co Ltd 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp220

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Evening Express16 June 1897   
Item 2 of 2Builder26 June 1897  p575

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 10 August 1897 and 22 September 1898
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20472