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Skene Street, Esslemont Avenue, Skene Street Church

A Category B Listed Building in Aberdeen, Aberdeen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1466 / 57°8'47"N

Longitude: -2.1129 / 2°6'46"W

OS Eastings: 393264

OS Northings: 806195

OS Grid: NJ932061

Mapcode National: GBR S9C.G3

Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.JM1Q

Entry Name: Skene Street, Esslemont Avenue, Skene Street Church

Listing Date: 2 March 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 355828

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20675

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdeen

County: Aberdeen

Town: Aberdeen

Electoral Ward: Midstocket/Rosemount

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Later 19th century temple-fronted rectangular-plan church on
corner site; treatment shows influence of Alexander Thomson
and "Thomsonesque" buildings in the west. Granite, Temple
front faces Skene Street, rock-faced podium, giant Ionic
pilasters support main entablature, pilaster-mullioned
2-light windows, in 2 tiers, threaded behind giant order.
Porch shallow-recessed on either flank; tall windows to
flanks and deep frieze facing Esslemont Avenue and
iron-railed boundary with street; vestry door also opens in
to Esslemont Avenue; tall apse behind.
Slate roof.

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