WILTON'S MUSIC HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1065173
Date first listed:
07-Apr-1971
Statutory Address:
WILTON'S MUSIC HALL, GRACE'S ALLEY E1

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Location

Statutory Address:
WILTON'S MUSIC HALL, GRACE'S ALLEY E1

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 34241 80851

Details

GRACE'S ALLEY E1 1. 4431 (North Side) Wilton's Music Hall TQ 3480 22/753 7.4.71. II* GV 2. Mid C19 formerly the Albion Saloon. Music Hall from mid C19. Stock brick. 3 and 2 storeys, 9 windows, unbarred sashes with painted lintels. Entablature with cornice above ground floor. Pilasters. Door has carved flanking pilasters with bas relief of flowers and fruit. Interior with stage and surrounding balcony (used for sailors originally whilst civilians sat in the pit) remains. Formerly known as the Mahogany Bar as it was the first theatre to have wooden fittings. Balcony has gilded leaves and floral decoration, and is supported on barley sugar pillars. Proscenium arch has gilded ball moulding. Arcading to rear apsidal wall, opposite stage. Tiered balcony floor and banded ceiling. Has also been used as a chapel and as a seamans club. Grade II* for sociological interest and for interior.

Wilton's Music Hall forms part of a group with the listed buildings and the road surface of Wellclose Square.

Listing NGR: TQ3424180851

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
206024
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: 11 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/15771/04
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