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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1112714



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


District: Southend-on-Sea

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 122907

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LONDON ROAD 1. 5219 WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA Palace Theatre TQ 88 NE 2/84 II 2. A small theatre built in 1912 with ornamented exterior facade and interior which is a good example of its period. The front facade bears the date 1912. The facade is of red brick with stucco dressings and ornamentation. A large central semi- circular arch with a stucco ornamented bulls eye window in the tympanum and surmounted by a balustraded parapet with side scrolls is flanked by towers with stucco cornices and ornamentation and "Dutch" gables to the parapets, with ball finials. The ground storey has 2 side doorways with semi-circular arched heads and stucco cartouche in the tympanum. The interior has 2 curved balconies with paired side boxes with semi-circular fronts and domed recesses. The balconies and boxes are ornamented with stucco cartouche. The ceiling and proscenium arch are panelled, with stucco ornamentation.

Listing NGR: TQ8678386197

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National Grid Reference: TQ 86783 86197


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