Basic Site Details

Name: Bo'ness Picture House, Corbiehall
Town, district or village: Bo'ness / Borrowstouness
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: It is here assumed that the Bo'ness Picture House is the same cinema as the Star, installed in a former church in Corbiehall.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Star Cinema  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 2Cinema  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1CorbiehallYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21921   
Item 2 of 219451947ReconstructionReconstruction after fire.


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 4Matthew Steele  1921  
Item 2 of 4Adam Elliot Watson B19451947Reconstruction after fire.
Item 3 of 4Andrew David Haxton B19451947Reconstruction after fire.
Item 4 of 4Haxton & Watson B19451947Reconstruction after fire.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lothian Star Theatres LtdClient for 1940s reconstruction after fire.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp264
Item 2 of Scottish Cinemas website and database 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1940/2/1-23
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore215092