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THEATRE, THEATRE ROYAL

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.

Name: THEATRE, THEATRE ROYAL

List entry Number: 1145840

Location

THEATRE ROYAL, 98, GREY STREET
THEATRE, 1-9, SHAKESPEARE STREET

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

County:

District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Dec-1971

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304613

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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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I

NZ 2464 SE, 20/296,

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

12/11/65 and 14/6/54

G.V.

I

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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24942 64306

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