Mitchell Hall, Marischal College - Aberdeen

Marischal College is a Category A Listed building in the centre of Aberdeen City. The college was founded in 1593 by George Keith, Earl Marischal as a protestant alternative to King's College (1494). The building itself was designed by Archibald Simpson as a large Tudor-Gothic granite collegiate complex based around a central quadrangle and courtyard. It was constructed in 1837-44 and became Aberdeen’s largest granite building and one of its most striking landmarks defined by its scale, quality of design, materials and workmanship.

Scope of Work

Window tracery: before works.

Pictured: Window tracery: before works.

LTM were commissioned by the University of Aberdeen to conduct on-site training courses in partnership with Ancanthus Architects at Mitchell Hall. The works concentrated on stone indenting and ashlar pointing to granite tracery windows. LTM acted as site supervisors and training body, the purpose being to increase awareness of building conservation and raise the level of training and skills within the industry, focusing on promoting and encouraging best conservation practice.

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Kings College: main elevation.


Mitchell Hall, Marischal College - Aberdeen

Area of Expertise

Public Buildings

Craft Skills & Solutions

  • Replace Indent Stone


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Ancanthus Architects

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