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Aberdeen, King Street, North Church

Church (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Aberdeen, King Street, North Church

Classification Church (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Trinity Parish Church; Aberdeen Arts Centre

Canmore ID 20082

Site Number NJ90NW 176

NGR NJ 94409 06519

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Aberdeen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 176 94409 06519.

Aberdeen Arts Centre, formerly North Church, built 1829-30, architect John Smith.

W A Brogden 1988.

Church completed in 1830 by John Smith in the Neo-Greek style with rectangular giant order, 4-column Ionic portico and a square tower with the Tower of Winds at the top stage. The bays are set off by pilasters, the segmented windows within being set further back. The exterior is protected against change but internally any resemblance to the original has disappeared although some of Smith's interior (the vestibule and stairs) survives.

(Additional bibliography and newspaper referencec cited).

NMRS, MS/712/83.

Architecture Notes


Aberdeen, North Parish Church.

Architect: John Smith. Opened 1831.


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