CHRISTADELPHIAN CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202060

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: CHRISTADELPHIAN CHAPEL, CHELTENHAM ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHRISTADELPHIAN CHAPEL, CHELTENHAM ROAD

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

District: City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: ST 59084 74130

Summary

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5934 CHELTENHAM ROAD 901-1/36/40 (West side) Christadelphian Hall

II

Cinema, now chapel. 1914, closed 1955. Brick with limestone dressings, roof not visible. Open plan. Edwardian Baroque style. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. A symmetrical front with steps up to a recessed centre bay, with modillion cornice and parapet, and raised central segmental pediment. Mid C20 entrance and canopy; above is a large lunette with architrave, blocked voussoirs and stepped key, and an attic oculus with bayleaf surround and crossed branches beneath. outer windows set in an ashlar panel: ground-floor has architraves and a cornice, and first-floor oculus with eared round architrave and volute key, and crossed branches and fruit beneath. Casements with glazing bars. INTERIOR not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly the Academy Cinema, and one of a diminishing number of early Bristol cinemas, with its facade largely intact. (BIAS Journal: Day R: The Picture Palace: Bristol: 1980-: 18).

Listing NGR: ST5908474130

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 379118

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Day, R, 'Bristol Industrial Archaeology Society Journal' in The Picture Palace, (1980), 18

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