Basic Site Details

Name: Caledonian Bank
Town, district or village: Buckie
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Banffshire Advertiser 17 August 1905 Page 5 with illustration:
'The building was to be of three stories with the bank and offices on the ground floor and a dwelling house on the floors above. It was to be built of Morayshire freestone, finely scable dressed and polished with a special carver being employed to execute the carved work on the façade. All the internal work to be completed to a high quality finish with pitch pine being extensively used throughout. The cost of the building to be close to £3,000'

Contractors: Mason A.Milne and Son; Carpenter, A Hendry and Sons; Slater, J.Barclay and Son; Plasterer, R.Hume; Painter, James Duncan; Ironwork and Bells, J & T Campbell, Plumber, J.Barclay and Son.(all of Buckie)

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 12 August 1905 Journal reference 


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 3Alexander RossArchitectA1905  
Item 2 of 3Robert John MacbethArchitectA1905  
Item 3 of 3Ross & MacbethArchitectural practiceA1905  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp457, 490

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Banffshire Advertiser17 August 1905  p5 with illustration
Item 2 of 3Builder3 May 1912  Obituaru of Macbeth
Item 3 of 3Northern Chronicle2 August 1905   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert John Macbeth: F v17 no 1115