Basic Site Details

Name: Villa, Queen's Cross at St Swithin Street and Queen's Road
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Convent of the Sacred Heart  
Item 2 of 2St Joseph's SchoolYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Villa  
Item 2 of 2School  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 33, Queen's CrossYes 
Item 2 of 3Queen's RoadYes 
Item 3 of 3St Swithin StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3Late 1800s  House
Item 2 of 31911  Additions, including chapel for Sacred Heart Convent
Item 3 of 31911  Became the Convent of the Sacred Heart


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 2John Russell Mackenzie  Late 1800s HS attribution
Item 2 of 2William John Devlin  1911 Additions, including chapel for Sacred Heart Convent


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Brogden, W A1998Aberdeen: an illustrated architectural guideSecond editionEdinburgh: The Rutland Pressp140
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1923    

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 Alterations and additions to the Convent of the Sacred Heart 2 December 1911
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20707 
Item 3 of 3Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information per Jim Fiddes