St Mary's Cathedral, Aberdeen

St Mary's Cathedral
Cathedral Church of St Mary of the Assumption, Aberdeen

Cathedral from junction of Huntly and Union Streets
St Mary's Cathedral
Shown within Aberdeen
Coordinates: 57°08′43″N 2°06′23″W / 57.1454°N 2.1064°W / 57.1454; -2.1064
Location Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Country Scotland
Denomination Roman Catholic
Architect(s) Alexander Ellis
Years built 1860
Diocese Aberdeen (since 1878)
Province St Andrews and Edinburgh
Bishop(s) Rt Rev Hugh Gilbert
Dean Very Rev Christopher Brannan
Director of music David Meiklejohn
Organist(s) Ronald Leith

The Cathedral Church of St Mary of the Assumption, usually known as St Mary's Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland. It is the see of the Bishop of Aberdeen, who is the ordinary of the Diocese of Aberdeen in the Province of St Andrews & Edinburgh.


The cathedral was designed by Alexander Ellis and opened in 1860. The spire and bells were added by R.G. Wilson in 1876-77.

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