Basic Site Details

Name: Theatre
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: A syndicate has obtained from the Town Council by way of perpetual feu a piece of ground with 110 feet of frontage and 160 feet of depth on the east side of Rosemount Viaduct. It is proposed to erect on the site a theatre capable of accommodating over 2,000 persons. The building will be fireproofed throughout, the pit resting on arches fronting Upper Denbarn, a street running under the viaduct at a lower level, but all the entrances will be from the viaduct. The new buildings will be of granite and Messrs Harper and Sutherland, Aberdeen, the architects for the syndicate. [Builder 2 January 1897 p21]

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11897 Proposed 


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 3George Sutherland A1897  
Item 2 of 3Harper & Sutherland A1897  
Item 3 of 3Louis Harper A1897  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder2 January 1897  p21