ODEON CINEMA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1250393
Date first listed:
17-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
ODEON CINEMA, RABY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
ODEON CINEMA, RABY ROAD

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

District:
Hartlepool (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 50573 32953

Details

HARTLEPOOL RABY ROAD NZ 5032 (west side) 4/92 & 10/92 Odeon Cinema

GV II

Wrongly shown on O.S. plan as Hart Road. Cinema, 1936 by W. & T. R. Milburn Partnership. Steel and concrete structure clad in dull red brick and sandstone ashlar, roof not visible. Gently-curved front with main mass stepping gradually upwards from right to symmetrical frontispiece above entrance. Channelled rusticated ground floor with 9 blank panels in centre and right parts. Paired entrances with ticket office between and quadrant-curved sides with small curved shop windows. Wide projecting canopy, with fluted fascia and patterned soffit, extends to right to shelter long-forgotten queues. Tall frieze above entrance carved with over-life-size figures of athletic dancers in Art Deco background. Vertical panels above to stepped parapet. Blank upper right part has close-set parallel brick bands above stone floor band which continues below frieze into curved left angle bay with small shop below full-height curved stair window with close-set mullions and transom at second-floor level. Narrow bands of windows on plain left return. Disused at time of survey. Formerly known as Majestic Cinema.

Listing NGR: NZ5057332953

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
432715
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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