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Aberdeen

Woodside, Aberdeen

at , AB24 2

Woodside is a part of the city of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.The area used to be separate from the city but was incorporated in 1891.The River Don runs through Woodside, and mills were built on the banks. There were small schools which struggled to cope with the influx of children. A new school was built in 1834; this is now the Burgh Hall.Woodside SchoolWoodside School is on the corner of Clifton Road and Smithf. The head teacher is Mrs Cook.The first part of the school was built in 1890, and it was extended in 1902; these dates are on the building. The nursery is in a separate building and has its own garden.Woodside LibraryThe library was built in 1882.It used to be called Anderson library after Sir John Anderson, who was born and raised in Woodside. It is a large granite building styled like a church.Stewart ParkStewart Park lies between Smithfield Road and Hilton Road. It is a large park with tennis courts, a play area, golf putting, playing fields, whale bones and a fountain.March StonesThere are 67 "March Stones" around Aberdeen. King Robert I ("Robert the Bruce") gave the people of Aberdeen the land around the city in thanks for helping him in 1313. This land was known as the Freedom Lands of Aberdeen, and the March Stones mark the boundary.The March Stones start with Alpha and end with Omega. The route around them is approximately 26 miles long. Woodside March Stones are numbered 50, 51 and 52. Station House Media Unit is the 'guardian' of March Stone 50, and Woodside Primary School is the 'guardian' of stones 51 and 52.


Woodside, Aberdeen

Elgin AB24 2
United Kingdom
Contact Phone
P: <<not-applicable>>
Website
http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

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