Basic Site Details

Name: Militia Barracks and depot
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Public Transport DepartmentYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1King StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 321 August 1861 Journal referenceContracts advertised
Item 2 of 329 January 1880  Plans for additions approved
Item 3 of 39 October 1953 * Alterations and additionsCorporation propose alterations and additions, est cost 14,250, for new transport department

* 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 5William Ramage  1861 Contracts advertised
Item 2 of 5John Smith II A1880 Additions
Item 3 of 5W & J Smith A1880 Additions
Item 4 of 5William Smith II A1880 Additions
Item 5 of 5Alexander Buchanan Gardner  9 October 1953 * Alterations and additions for new transport dept

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen University Review21 August 1861  Contracts advertised
Item 2 of 2Builder9 October 1953  p560

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 29 January 1880
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19998