Provost Skene’s House: Historic Building Aberdeen

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Provost Skenes House Aberdeen, Flourmill Lane Building, Scottish Architecture, Date, Photos

Provost Skenes House, Aberdeen

45 Flourmill Lane – Historic Building in North East Scotland

Provost Skene’s House Aberdeen

Date built: 1545

Architect: unknown

Provost Skene’s House Aberdeen
photo from 2006 © Adrian Welch

Sir George Skene served as Provost of Aberdeen in 1676-85 and was a rich merchant.

Before he was a resident the house was occupied by Matthew Lumsden, a wealthy merchant, who purchased the property in 1622.

Key spaces in this historic building are the Painted Gallery and the Costume Gallery. When we visited in winter it was quiet but the spiral stairs at either end of the property are very tight so navigation might be slow in summer months.

Provost Skene’s House – viewed from the south, with the late 20th century context:
Provost Skene's House Provost Skene's House Aberdeen
photos from 2006 © Adrian Welch

Address: 45 Flourmill Lane, Aberdeen, AB10 1AS

Contact Provost Skene’s House: 01224 641086

Location:45 Flourmill Lane, Aberdeen, AB10 1AS, Scotland

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