Druids Chambers

When I saw this photo I immediately thought of late 1960s / 1970s horror books and movies, especially those from the UK. The Wicker Man, or anything by Dennis Wheatley.
Filtered photo of Druids Chambers, Wellington
Why is this building on the corner of Lambton Quay and Woodward Street is called "Druids Chambers" because:
The United Ancient Druids Lodge, established in Wellington in 1879 as the Excelsior Lodge, was a large Masonic order. Through its Friendly Society it was a major provider of social services to its many members and was an institution of considerable historic significance. Its members were drawn from many sectors of New Zealand society and the Wellington Grand Lodge, known as Druids’ Chambers, was their headquarters. Despite diminishing influence and a reduced membership in later years the society remained a significant organisation until wound up in 1995.


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