THEATRE ROYAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1341519
Date first listed:
25-Aug-1955
Statutory Address:
THEATRE ROYAL, ADDINGTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THEATRE ROYAL, ADDINGTON STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Thanet (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TR 35587 70766

Details

In the entry for

ADDINGTON STREET (north west side) TR 3570 NE6/56A Theatre Royal

The grade shall be amended to read II* (star)

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ADDINGTON STREET 1. 1380 (North West Side) Theatre Royal TR 3570 NE 6/56A 25.8.55.

II GV

2. Built In 1787, burnt in 1829 and remodelled in 1879. The exterior is largely Cl9. 2 storeys stock brick, stuccoed on front elevation. Parapet and dropped moulded eaves cornice with brackets, 3 sashes on the Addington Street elevation. Pilasters. Windows have cornices, brackets and scrolls above. The main doorcase is Cl9 with ½ columns, consoles and swags. Doorcase has moulded pediment with swags and reeded pilasters. The elevation to Hawley Square has an C18 wooden doorcase with open pediment round-headed fanlight with glazing bars intact and a 6 panelled door. The interior is Cl9. There is a border of Acanthus leaf motifs around the proscenium arch and a palm leaf motif on the ceiling. The Dress Circle has 6 cast iron columns with Palm leaf capitals and a very elaborate balcony decoration of ropes roses and swags. The balcony has shell moulding.

Theatre Royal forms a group with London Tavern and No 39 (Lochaber House)

Listing NGR: TR3558770766

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
356470
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: 09 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10208/20
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