GRAND OPERA HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1149453
Date first listed:
04-Feb-1975
Statutory Address:
GRAND OPERA HOUSE, 1-7, OXFORD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GRAND OPERA HOUSE, 1-7, OXFORD STREET

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Harrogate (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 30258 55468

Details

1. OXFORD STREET 5338 Nos 1 to 7 (consec). Grand Opera House. SE 3055 SW 14/133 II



2. Circa 1900 by Frank A Tugwell, altered and interior restored 1972 by Roderick Ham. Irregular corner site. 3 storeys and attics. 8-bay entrance front with octagonal tower on corner surmounted by cupola. Slated roof with parapets and coped gables. Red brick with stone dressings. Architraved sash windows, some with cornices and pediments. Arched theatre entrance. Modern shop. Edwardian interior with plasterwork enriched with floral motifs and gilded. Panelled ceiling with centred dome. Carved circle and balcony fronts enriched with masks, swags and putti. 2 tiers of boxes with bowed fronts and flanked by pilasters carrying cornice of broken pediments. Architraved proscenium opening with central oval cartouche flanked by cornucopiae. Proscenum with moulded cornice and frieze enriched with masks and scroll decoration. Interesting entrance foyer in 'Art Nouveau' style with frieze in low relief by Frances Darlington. Included for interior.

Listing NGR: SE3025655460

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
329903
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: 08 Mar 2007
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