MAJESTIC CINEMA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1045132
Date first listed:
07-Feb-1990
Statutory Address:
MAJESTIC CINEMA, CORONATION STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MAJESTIC CINEMA, CORONATION STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Nottinghamshire
District:
Bassetlaw (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 70468 81007

Details

CORONATION STREET 1. 5345 Majestic Cinema SK 7081-7181 1/200 - 2/200 II 2. Cinema c.1925. Built for Cyril Getcliffe. Red brick with Portland stone dress- ings. Slate roofs. South front has main entrance to left, with a large ashlar opening with moulded surround including 5 steps which rise to pairs of double doors with Art Deco style glazing patterns. Above a large round headed brick arch, with 2 brick mullions decorated with recessed reliefs of theatrical masks. 3 lower windows with Art Deco style glazing, and above 3 narrows lancets with similar glazing. The whole situated within a square brick stepped panels, with patterned brickwork. To the right a 3 storey staircase section with 2 doorways and a small fixed light. Above 4 staggered staircase windows. Above a pair of small windows and a triple window, all with Art Deco style glazing. Beyond to the right a 2 storey section with overhanging Mansard roof. 2 doorways and a small window, with above 3, 3 light casements. Beyond again to the right a fly tower, with a large scenery doorway on the ground floor and a tall projecting signboard above. Interior contains much of its original fixtures and fittings, and most of its original decorative detailing. The foyer has panelling, doors, plaster ceil- ing and staircase as original. Small lower cinema contains some original detail- ing, though main auditorium has, gallery, boxes and proscenium arch all virtually, as original. This fine plaster ceiling is supported on elaborated painted mer- maids. This cinema was designed to accommodate both moving picture shows and music hall acts, which explains the elaborate theatrical accommodation back stage.

Listing NGR: SK7046881007

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
240993
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 05 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/06761/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Trevor Sowray. Source Historic England Archive
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