THEATRE ROYAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255233
Date first listed:
12-Jul-1972
Statutory Address:
THEATRE ROYAL, UPPER PARLIAMENT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THEATRE ROYAL, UPPER PARLIAMENT STREET

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

District:
City of Nottingham (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 57109 40109

Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK5740SW UPPER PARLIAMENT STREET 646-1/14/661 (North side) 12/07/72 Theatre Royal

GV II

Theatre. 1865. By CJ Phipps for W & J Lambert. Remodelled 1897-98 by Frank Matcham for Robert Arthur and Henry Moss. Restored and remodelled 1976-78 by Renton Howard Wood Levin Partnership. The front elevation and most of the auditorium were retained. Stucco front, the remainder white tile cladding with metal roofing. Front, 2 storeys, 9 window range, has a Corinthian portico, 5 bays, with dentillated cornice. Renewed pendant lamps in each bay. Blind attic storey with panelled pilasters topped with urns. Front, divided by pilasters, has 5 round-arched double doors with elongated keystones. Above, 5 similar openings with French windows with cast-iron balconies. Side bays, topped with cornice and balustrade, have 2 similar transomed windows on each floor. Right return has 2 windows on each floor, the left return, single window and door. INTERIOR: foyers, bars, box office and concrete dogleg main stair, all 1977. Circular auditorium with shallow domed ceiling, 1865, and 3 cantilever balconies, 1897, with their original decoration. Boxes, proscenium and rear screen to dress circle, 1977. Some original wooden roof structure to auditorium, with winch for chandelier. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 239-240; Theatre Royal : A theatrical and architectural history: Benyon R: Nottingham: 1978-).

Listing NGR: SK5710940109

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458923
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Benyon, R , Theatre Royal A Theatrical and Architectural History, (1978)
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 239-240

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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