ODEON CINEMA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1064759
Date first listed:
13-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
ODEON CINEMA, GREAT NORTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ODEON CINEMA, GREAT NORTH ROAD

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Barnet (London Borough)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ2548295738

Details

TQ 29 NE 3/13

GREAT NORTH ROAD ODEON CINEMA

II Cinema.1934 by Edgar Simmons as a County Cinema, taken over by Odeon before completion. Steel frame, clad in brick with rendered centrepiece, sheet metal roof. Plan of foyer on two levels leading to double-height auditorium with balcony. Rendered 3-storey, 6-bay rounded centrepiece with half-glazed entrance doors: six Moorish-style lancets rising 2 storeys. Flanked by brick towers with red brick diaperwork and tal recessed panels.

Interior: foyer has Moorish-style paybox and original doors; moulded 'marble' column to octagonal light well, with decorative metal balustrade to balcony and stairs. Fine Art Deco auditorium, with stepped mouldings surrounding stepped Moorish lancets, flanked by decorative metal grilles; cornice with devrons; ceiling decoration based on octagonal patterns, with stepped mouldings surrounding central octagon with Art Deco "strapwork"; stepped mouldings to proscenium arch.

Listing NGR: TQ2548295738

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199245
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 26 Oct 2005
Reference: IOE01/14943/01
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