THEATRE, THEATRE ROYAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1145840

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Dec-1971

Statutory Address: THEATRE ROYAL, 98, GREY STREET

Statutory Address: THEATRE, 1-9, SHAKESPEARE STREET

Map

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THEATRE ROYAL
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Location

Statutory Address: THEATRE ROYAL, 98, GREY STREET

Statutory Address: THEATRE, 1-9, SHAKESPEARE STREET

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

District: Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 24942 64306

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SE, 20/296

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, SHAKESPEARE STREET (north side), Nos. 1 to 9 odd. (Theatre) Right return of Theatre Royal, Grey Street (q.v.).

17.12.71

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NZ 2464 SE, 20/296,

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, GREY STREET (east side), No. 98 (Theatre Royal)

12/11/65 and 14/6/54

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Theatre. 1837 by Benjamin Green for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. Classical style. 2 storeys, 7 windows. Full-height hexastyle Corinthian portico, the outer columns paired, with high plinths; pediment containing Royal arms by Tate. 3 bays behind contain range of entrance doors and overlights (one with art nouveau grille 'UPPER CIRCLE') under round-headed windows in pilastered addition with balustraded balcony dated 1901. Round-headed windows above have keyed surrounds. Bracketed pedimented architraves to windows in bays flanking portico; outer bays have public house at left (included in Nos. 9-17 Market Street (q.v.) but described here to complete the composition), and booking office at right and sashes above with balustrades, architraves and bracketed pediments. Top balustrade and parapet. Interior re-modelled in 1901 by Matcham in richly-ornamented style. Three tiers of balconies and boxes with bombee balustrades richly stuccoed. Carved proscenium arch and ornamental plaster ceiling.

Listing NGR: NZ2494164300

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304613

Legacy System: LBS

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