Basic Site Details

Name: Queen Victoria Memorial Hall
Town, district or village: Coaltown of Balgonie
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost c.3,000. Seated for 400-500.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hall  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Beech Avenue  
Item 2 of 2Main StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41903  Date of plans opf hall and of steam heating system
Item 2 of 419051906  
Item 3 of 416 February 1906 Opened 
Item 4 of 419241927Alterations and additionsAlterations to incorporate cinema (thought to be to this hall).

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceA19051906 
Item 2 of 4James Ross GillespieArchitectA19051906 
Item 3 of 4James ScottArchitectA19051906 
Item 4 of 4Andrew David HaxtonArchitect 19241927Alterations to incorporate cinema (thought to be to this hall).

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Balfour, C B, of Balgonie 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Cunningham, A Markinch  p104
Item 2 of 2Nairne, Andrew1983James Gillespie & Scott 1876-1914 University of St Andrews MA DissertationPlate 142

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder CVII p88
Item 2 of 2Building News XC p76

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register42976 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1920/13/1
Item 3 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore110467 
Item 4 of 4St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle 663