Basic Site Details

Name: St James Episcopal Church
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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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 3Holburn StreetYes 
Item 2 of 3Union PlaceYes 
Item 3 of 3Union StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 424 March 1887  Plans passed
Item 2 of 418 November 1897  Plans for new aisle passed
Item 3 of 41923 Design exhibitedAltar
Item 4 of 41923 AdditionWar Memorial reredos


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 8Alexander Lorimer A1887 As apprentice to Pirie & Clyne
Item 2 of 8Arthur Clyne A1887  
Item 3 of 8John Bridgeford Pirie A1887  
Item 4 of 8Pirie & Clyne A1887  
Item 5 of 8Arthur Clyne B1897 New aisle
Item 6 of 8James Brown Nicol B1923 Altar and war memorial reredos
Item 7 of 8Kelly & Nicol B1923 Altar and war memorial reredos
Item 8 of 8William Kelly B1923 Altar and war memorial reredos


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Boothby, K1988St James Episcopal Church Aberdeen: 100 Years on Union Street, 1888-1988 Aberdeen 
Item 2 of 3RSA1923   535
Item 3 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp37, 157

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 24 March 1887, 18 November 1897
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Arthur Clyne: F v13 p138 no841 (microfilm reel 11); Alexander Lorimer: L v19 no1425