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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: University of Aberdeen King's College, Quadrangle, Library and Elphinstone Hall, College Bounds, Old Aberdeen.
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 354538
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20092
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Tillydrone/Seaton/Old Aberdeen
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
West frontage; John Smith 1825-6.
2-storey ashlar Tudor gothic with archway to quadrangle.
South and East sides of quadrangle and Library; Robert
Matheson 1860-1862, 1870-3, additions W.W. Robertson 1881
again 1894 and 1914 A. Marshall Mackenzie; bookstack Alex.
Cruickshank 1943. Ivy Tower: 17th century. 4-storey circular
rubble built partly enclosed in Mathieson buildings. Cromwell
Tower: Begun 1657. Reconstructed John Smith 1825-6. 4-5
storey (reconstructed from 6, ceilings raised) rectangular,
Henry Scougall panel.
Elphinstone Hall and classrooms;
A. Marshall Mackenzie and Son (A.G.R. Mackenzie) 1927-9,
alterations and additions G. Bennet Mitchell 1956. 1/2-storey
late Scots gothic ashlar with cloister feature.
Wing connecting Elphinstone Hall and Library; G. Bennet
Mitchell 1952, 2-storey ashlar, simple late mediaeval style.
For chapel see item 8 and for Elphinstone Memorial item 73.
Parts of Old Aberdeen 'A' group.
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