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GRANADA CINEMA

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: GRANADA CINEMA

List entry Number: 1253949

Location

GRANADA CINEMA, SHEEPCOTE ROAD

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Harrow

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Aug-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437261

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

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1. 5016 SHEEPCOTE ROAD

TQ 18 NE 4/17 Granada Cinema

II GV

2. Cinema. Opened 1937. Designed by J Owen Bond; Theodore Komisarjevsky responsible for interior decoration. Brown brick. Roof not visible. Corner site. Reticent exterior with cantilevered canopy over central entrance, and large central window above of 7 lights within stone frame. Black tile cladding to ground storey to front and part of return. Fine interior with double height stripped classical entrance hall having tall pilasters decorated with cartouches; spacious stairway to gallery with decorative metal balustrade. Auditorium tripled by enclosing stalls below gallery but retains its fine classical decoration. Paired giant order fluted pilasters flanking proscenium; triple arched decorative screens with pilasters between to either side. Decorative frieze, partly with decorative openwork grille and with painted idealised processional scenes above decorative grilles. Rich cornice. Rich ceiling coffering above stalls and circle and fine original chandeliers. Wurlitzer organ.

Listing NGR: TQ1573388460

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National Grid Reference: TQ 15733 88460

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