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Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST ANDREW; WAR MEMORIAL TRIPTYCH
  • Canmore ID
    20084
  • Site type
    CATHEDRAL, WAR MEMORIAL (20TH CENTURY)
  • Parish
    ABERDEEN
  • Council
    ABERDEENSHIRE
  • NGR
    NJ 94473 06471
  • Latitude, longitude
    57.149088N, 2.092981W
  • Archeological notes
    NM80SE 82 86854 03542
  • Architectural notes
    NMRS REFERENCE: Architect: Archibald Simpson - West front and nave 1816 Chancel 1880 Sir Ninian Comper - Internal reconstruction G. E Street - Chancel (altered by Comper) NMRS Special Collections: LOR/PRINT ROOM/6. Designs for Proposed Church Furniture for St. Andrew's Church. Insc: 'St. Andrew's, Aberdeen. Suggested Church furniture in oak'. Designs for Credence table, prayer desk, communion kneelers and lectern: perspectives and sections. Presentation drawing. 15" x 12 1/2". Pencil and watercolour on tracing, mounted on card. Signed: Robert Lorimer. Date: December 1920. EEC Jan 1820 Fine statue of Bishop Skene by Prof of Sculpture at RA London, finished & about to be sent off

Related material information

PRINT ROOM

  • 20084 ()
    Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrew's Cathedral, interior. Postcard view of chancel.
  • 20084 (1884)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrews Episcopal Cathedral, reredos panel.
  • 20084 (1884)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrews Episcopal Cathedral, reredos panel.
  • 20084 (1920)
    Photographic view of two pairs of carved angels from rood screen.
  • 20084 (1920)
    Details showing credence table, prayer desk, communion kneeler, lectern and communion kneeler.
  • 20084 (1975)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrew's Cathedral, interior. Postcard view down central aisle towards altar.
  • 20084 (1975)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrew's Catherdral, interior. Postcard view of South aisle & Suther Chapel.

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 20084 (1999)
    Photocopies of Aberdeenshire Archaeological Service site record sheets for map sheet NJ90NW, received 5 March 1999.
  • 20084 (7/9/1910)
    Aberdeen, St. Andrew's Church. Two page memo re. proposed alterations and finishings to be made following a visit to the Church by Sir Robert Lorimer, on 20th June 1911. One page copy of a letter to Lorimer from Mr. W. Perry asking for alterations in the design of the chancel screen; requiring expenditure to be kept to a minimum; desiring seating arrangements to be changed etc. Letter dated 7th September 1910. (Rough pencil notes verso).

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1033392 (9/1910)
    Plan showing gallery.
  • 1033341 (1/1913)
    Floor plan showing alterations to chancel, new chapel and chapter house. Scheme no.3 lengthening of chancel and creation of new chapel in S.E. corner.
  • 1033333 (1/1913)
    Elevations of chancel and new chapel.
  • 1033319 (1/1913)
    Floor plan showing alterations and seating plan for chancel, new chapel and chapter house.
  • 1096065 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the city centre centred on Guild Street station, taken from the NE.
  • 1096064 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the city centre centred on Guild Street station, taken from the NE.
  • 1096063 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the city centre centred on Marischal College, taken from the ESE.
  • 1096058 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the city centre centred on Marischal College, taken from the SE.
  • 1096056 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the city centre centred on Marischal College, taken from the SSW.
  • 1096053 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the city centre centred on Marischal College, taken from the W.
  • 1096052 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the city centre centred on Marischal College, taken from the NW.
  • 1096051 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the city centre centred on Marischal College, taken from the N.
  • 1096050 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the city centre centred on Marischal College, taken from the NE.
  • 1096049 (11/9/2007)
    Oblique aerial view of the city centre centred on Marischal College, taken from the WSW.
  • 1046473 (6/7/2006)
    General oblique aerial view centred on the friary, colleges, hospital, churches, tolbooth and cathedral, taken from the E.
  • 1046472 (6/7/2006)
    General oblique aerial view centred on the friary, colleges, hospital, churches, tolbooth and cathedral, taken from the ENE.
  • 1046470 (6/7/2006)
    General oblique aerial view centred on the friary, colleges, hospital, churches, tolbooth and cathedral, taken from the SSW.
  • 1046469 (6/7/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the friary, colleges, hospital, churches, tolbooth and cathedral, taken from the SW.
  • 1046468 (6/7/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the friary, colleges, hospital, churches, tolbooth and cathedral, taken from the W.
  • 1046465 (6/7/2006)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the high-rise flats, police station, cathedral and church, taken from the SSE.
  • 20084 (22/8/1938)
    Blueprint Long Section through \extended chancel by Sir N Comper Architect
  • 20084 (22/8/1938)
    Blueprint Long Section through Extended Chancel by Sir N Comper Architect
  • 20084 (22/8/1938)
    Blueprint Long Section through New Aisle by Sir N Comper Architect
  • 20084 (22/8/1938)
    Blueprint Long Section through extended chancel and New aisle Sir N Comper Architect
  • 20084 (22/8/1938)
    Blueprint Cross Section through extension looking East Sir N Comper Architect

PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

  • 20084 (2/1911)
    Plan of seating. List of survey details. Plan of new chapel. Details of reredos, lectern and war memorial.
  • 20084 (1/1913)
    Site and floor plans showing alterations to chancel, new chapel and chapter house. Elevations, sections and perspective view.
  • 20084 (1911)
    Details of masonry, inscription panels and full size details of litany desk from St. Marks, Glasgow.
  • 20084 (9/1910)
    Details of chancel screen, pulpit including inscription board, kneeler, panelling and bishops chair.
  • 20084 (9/1911)
    Floor plans showing seating arrangement and heating. Elevations and details of chancel screen and rood.
  • 20084 (9/1910)
    Full size details of porch doors and ceiling. Plans showing gallery, porch and new chapels. Elevations and sections of porch and chapel.
  • 20084 (2/1911)
    Plans, elevations and sections of porch, including details of porch doors and windows.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 20084 (2/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing of proposed Bishop's throne. Insc: 'St. Andrew's Church Aberdeen, Sketch for Proposed Bishop's Chair', 'Robt Lorimer A.R.S.A., 49 Queen Street, Edinr, Febr 1911'.
  • 20084 (1/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing showing details of revised design for entrance porch. Insc: 'St. Andrew's Church Aberdeen, Revised Design for Entrance Porch', 'Plan', 'Front Elevation', and 'Side Elevation', 'R.S. Lorimer A.R.S.A., 49 Queen St., Edinburgh, Jan. 1911'.
  • 20084 (3/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing of design for chancel screen and rood. Insc: 'Design for Chancel Screen and Rood for St. Andrew's Church Aberdeen', 'R.S. Lorimer A.R.S.A. Frida, 49 Queen Street, Edinburgh, March 1911'.
  • 20084 (1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing showing elevations and section of porch. Insc: 'St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Aberdeen, Elevations', 'R.S. Lorimer A.R.S.A., 49 Queen St., Edinburgh'.
  • 20084 (3/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing showing details of porch and chancel steps. Insc: 'St Andrew's Church Aberdeen, Details of Porch and Chancel Steps', 'R.S. Lorimer, A.R.S.A., 49 Queen St., Edinr, Mar. 1911'.
  • 946664 (1884)
    One of the reredos panels designed by Pirie and Clyne for St Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral, Aberdeen, and sculpted by Harry Hems, Exeter, 1884.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 20084 (1952)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrew's Cathedral, interior. View of chancel with Baldechino.
  • 20084 (1952)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrew's Cathedral, interior. View of chancel.
  • 20084 (1952)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrew's Cathedral, interior. View of nave.
  • 20084 ()
    Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrew's Cathedral, interior. View of coats of arms decorating the ceiling.
  • 20084 (3/1954)
    Aberdeen, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. View from SW.
  • 20084 (10/10/1991)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St Andrew's Episcopal Catherdral. View from West.
  • 20084 ()
    Aberdeen, St Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. General interior view.
  • 20084 (2/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing of proposed Bishop's throne. Insc: 'St. Andrew's Church Aberdeen, Sketch for Proposed Bishop's Chair', 'Robt Lorimer A.R.S.A., 49 Queen Street, Edinr, Febr 1911'.
  • 20084 (2/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing of proposed Bishop's chair. Insc: 'St. Andrew's Church Aberdeen, Sketch for Proposed Bishop's Chair', 'Robt Lorimer A.R.S.A., 49 Queen St., Edinr, Febr 1911'.
  • 20084 (3/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing of design for chancel screen and rood. Insc: 'Design for Chancel Screen and Rood for St. Andrew's Church Aberdeen', 'R.S. Lorimer A.R.S.A. Frida, 49 Queen Street, Edinburgh, March 1911'.
  • 20084 (3/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing of design for chancel screen and rood. Insc: 'Design for Chancel Screen and Rood for St. Andrew's Church Aberdeen', 'R.S. Lorimer A.R.S.A. Frida, 49 Queen St., Edinburgh, March 1911'.
  • 20084 (1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing showing elevations and section of porch. Insc: 'St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Aberdeen, Elevations', 'R.S. Lorimer A.R.S.A., 49 Queen St., Edinburgh'.
  • 20084 (1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing of elevations and section of porch. Insc: 'St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Aberdeen, Elevations', 'R.S. Lorimer A.R.S.A., 49 Queen St., Edinburgh'.
  • 20084 (1/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing showing details of revised design for entrance porch. Insc: 'St. Andrew's Church Aberdeen, Revised Design for Entrance Porch', 'Plan', 'Front Elevation', and 'Side Elevation', 'R.S. Lorimer A.R.S.A., 49 Queen St., Edinburgh, Jan. 1911'.
  • 20084 (1/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. Photographic copy of drawing showing details of revised design for entrance porch. Insc: 'St. Andrew's Church Aberdeen, Revised Design for Entrance Porch', 'Plan', Front Elevation', 'Side Elevation', 'R.S. Lorimer A.R.S.A., 49 Queen St., Edinburgh, Jan. 1911'.
  • 20084 (3/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing showing details of porch and chancel steps. Insc: 'St Andrew's Church Aberdeen, Details of Porch and Chancel Steps', 'R.S. Lorimer, A.R.S.A., 49 Queen St., Edinr, Mar. 1911'.
  • 20084 (3/1911)
    Aberdeen, King Street, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. Photographic copy of drawing showing details of porch and chancel steps. Insc: 'St. Andrew's Church Aberdeen, Details of Porch and Chancel Steps', 'R.S. Lorimer A.R.S.A., 49 Queen St. Edinr, Mar. 1911'.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Aberdeenshire, Sheet LXXV1865-7

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Aberdeen, Sheet 075.111867
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Kincardine, Sheet 004A.021865