Basic Site Details

Name: Old Machar Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Old Machar
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Fonthill Barracks  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 212 October 1853 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 21892  Hospital buildings


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 Henderson A1853  
Item 2 of 6William Henderson & Son A1853  
Item 3 of 6William Low Henderson A1853  
Item 4 of 6Alexander Brown B1892 Hospital buildings
Item 5 of 6Brown & Watt B1892 Hospital buildings
Item 6 of 6George Watt B1892 Hospital buildings


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Journal12 October 1853   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSBrown and Watt Scrapbook p16-17, unidentified cutting 7 April 1891
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Watt: L v17 no1224