Basic Site Details

Name: St John's Episcopal Church
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 1Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Crown TerraceYes 
Item 2 of 2St John's PlaceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518491851  
Item 2 of 520 March 1849  Foundation stone laid
Item 3 of 56 May 1851  Church opened
Item 4 of 51897  North aisle and vestry
Item 5 of 519351937 Reredos, hangings, candlesticks and carpet


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 6James Matthews A18491851Mianly responsible - credited to him in Ecclesiologist
Item 2 of 6Mackenzie & Matthews A18491851 
Item 3 of 6Thomas Mackenzie A18491851 
Item 4 of 6Arthur Clyne B1897 North aisle and vestry
Item 5 of 6Harvey Mennie B1897 North aisle and vestry - as chief assistant to Arthur Clyne
Item 6 of 6(Sir) John Ninian Comper  19351937Reredos, hangings, candlesticks and carpet


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gammie1909The churches of Aberdeen  p295
Item 2 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp158
Item 3 of 3Symondson, Anthony and Bucknall, Stephen2006Sir Ninian Comper: An introduction to his life and work with complete gazetteer Reading: Spire Books and the Ecclesiological Societyp 312

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Ecclesiologist1849X p364-368

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes 6 May 1897 (North aisle and vestry)
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19956 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Arthur Clyne: F v13 p138 no841 (microfilm reel 11); Harvey Mennie: L v2 no123 (microfilm reel 29)