Basic Site Details

Name: Good Templar's Hall
Town, district or village: Buckie
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: NEW CINEMA FOR BUCKIE The Good Templars let their hall on West Church Street to the Elite Entertainment Syndicate of Buckie who intended to fit up the hall as a first class cinema. [Banffshire Advertiser 22 January 1914 ]

The new cinema in the Good Templars' Hall, named the Palace was to open on Wednesday February 18. There was to be two performances nightly at 7 and 9. Admission charges were 3d, 6d and 9d. Seats could be booked in advance. [Banffshire Advertiser 12 February 1914]

A photograph shows the Good Templar's Hall on West Church Street with the sign Palace Cinema in bold letters. [Banffshire Advertiser 26 March 1914 Page 5]

Alternative Names

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

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 1West Church Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419051906Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41914 Alteration/conversionConversion to Palace Cinema
Item 3 of 418 February 1914 OpenedAs Palace Cinema
Item 4 of 41915 ClosedThis cinema would appear to have close when New Playhouse/Palace cinema opened


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 3D & J R McMillan A19051906 
Item 2 of 3Duncan McMillan A19051906 
Item 3 of 3John Ross McMillan A19051906 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Banffshire Advertiser22 January 1914   
Item 2 of 3Banffshire Advertiser12 February 1914   
Item 3 of 3Banffshire Advertiser26 March 1914  p5 Photograph