OLYMPIA SOCIAL CLUB

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1062584

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jun-1985

Statutory Address: OLYMPIA SOCIAL CLUB, WEST DERBY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: OLYMPIA SOCIAL CLUB, WEST DERBY ROAD

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

District: Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 36450 91364

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Details

SJ 3691 WEST DERBY ROAD L6

24/1351 Olympia Social Club (formerly listed as the 14.3.75. Locarno)

- II*

Music hall, now bingo hall. 1903. Frank Matcham. Brick with stone dressings, slate roof. Curved symmetrical facade of 4 storeys and 15 bays. Plastered ground floor, pilasters, top entablature and high parapet. Central 5 bays have C20 entrances and canopy. Flanking 5 bays have shop windows flanked by doors. End 2 bays have round-headed entrances. 1st and 2nd floors have laced windows in architraves with panels between floors. 3-bay centre has 1st floor windows and are hidden by boarding (1984); 2nd floor loggia with distyle Ionic colonnade in antis on balustraded balcony. 3rd to 5th and 11th to 13th bays have 3rd floor windows in flat shouldered architraves with pediments, other bays have round windows. Low stone parapet over end bays, parapet over 3rd to 13th bays has stucco panels with lettering "MECCA" and "LOCARNO" flanking traceried lunette with flanking pilasters and ramped parapets, truncated pyramidal roof. Interior has rich decoration. Proscenium arch is flat, with blind arcading; stage removed. Flanking bowed boxes with Moorish ogee arches and onion half-domes. Splayed side walls have panels on 2 levels with cusped blind arches and Moorish decoration; 2 panels to lower level, 3 above, with elephant's heads to top. 3 circles with Moorish panelling. Fairly plain panelled ceiling. A well preserved example of the work of the foremost Edwardian theatre architect.

Listing NGR: SJ3645091364

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Legacy System number: 359733

Legacy System: LBS

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