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Latitude: 57.1642 / 57°9'50"N
Longitude: -2.1016 / 2°6'5"W
OS Eastings: 393956
OS Northings: 808149
OS Grid: NJ939081
Mapcode National: GBR SBY.SM
Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.P6G6
Entry Name: Kings College Chapel, College Bounds
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 354374
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19943
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Tillydrone/Seaton/Old Aberdeen
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Begun 1500 (inscription) dated 1504; leaded 1506; crown blown
down 1633, replaced with Renaissance termination 1634
designed Dr. Wm. Gordon (professor of medicine) executed
George Thomson, fleche releaded 1655, William Scot; lower
part of S. wall refaced in granite (buildings removed) 1775;
restored and screen moved 1873 Robert Mathieson;
further restoration work 1890-1. Sir R.R. Anderson; centre
window of apse reinstated Dr. Kelly 1931. Aisleless, ashlar
(freestone) built, 122'6" x 28', 6 bays and 3-sided apse with
stout buttresses large traceried windows N-side and apse,
small windows high up on S. Squat S.W. tower with crown top,
99' high. Interior: ribbed arched wooden ceiling; original
stalls and other woodwork probably John Fendour.
Part of Old Aberdeen 'A' Group.
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