Basic Site Details

Name: Inverurie Town Hall, museum and library
Town, district or village: Inverurie
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Italian style- of dressed granite

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61862 Building datedReconstruction
Item 2 of 69 July 1863 Opened 
Item 3 of 613 November 1865 Journal reference 
Item 4 of 61911  Library and museum added
Item 5 of 61929 Destruction/demolitionDamaged by fire
Item 6 of 619 March 1954 * Alterations and additionsPlans in hand for alterations and additions, c. 10,000, to be made to the Town Hall

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 5John Russell Mackenzie B1862 Reconstruction
Item 2 of 5George Gordon Jenkins A1911 Addition of library and museum
Item 3 of 5Harbourne Maclennan A1911 Addition of library and museum
Item 4 of 5Jenkins & Marr A1911 Addition of library and museum
Item 5 of 5George Gray G1930 Reconstruction after fire


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp81, 565-6
Item 2 of 2Shepherd, Ian1994Gordon: an illustrated architectural guide  p121

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen Daily Journal17 August 1911   
Item 2 of 4Aberdeen Journal15 July 1863   
Item 3 of 4Aberdeen Journal13 November 1865   
Item 4 of 4Builder19 March 1954  p528

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of David W WalkerInformation sent to Dictionary Sent January 2013
Item 2 of 3Courtesy of George S Gray, son of George GrayInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Sent October 2011
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register35399