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Aberdeen, Castle Street, General

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Site Name Aberdeen, Castle Street, General

Classification General View

Alternative Name(s) Castlegate

Canmore ID 20199

Site Number NJ90NW 74

NGR NJ 9450 0635

NGR Description Centred on NJ 9450 0635

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

Architecture Notes


Aberdeen, Castle Street.


Aberdeen, Castle Street.

Aberdeen Public Library Reference Department -

Photograph (prior to erection of Municipal Buildings). Also photograph - view of Castle Street, 1814. From Drawing by George Moir, Sheriff of Ross, and Stirling, contributor to "Edinburgh Review" and Blackwood's Magazine" in their famous period. Photograph showing Market Cross and Union Street immediately after completion of the present Municipal Buildings. Photograph c.1868 showing Old Tolbooth and buildings on site of New Town House.

1840 coloured print, containing portraits of Aberdeen notables of the Period.

Slides: Castle Street and site of Town House (2 views)

Castle Street showing statue, Cross & Old Record Office.

Castle Street old houses.

Scottish Records Office, Edinburgh.

Two tenements lying in the North side of Castlegate.

Charter granted by the Commendator and Convent of Aberbrothock to George, Earl of Huntly, Chancellor of Scotland and his heirs.

A note gives the information that the tenements were then in ruins, not even the walls standing.

1558. GD44/Sec11/bundle8/9


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