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Latitude: 51.5107 / 51°30'38"N
Longitude: -0.0669 / 0°4'1"W
OS Eastings: 534241
OS Northings: 180851
OS Grid: TQ342808
Mapcode National: GBR YD.3N
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.S9G8
Entry Name: Wilton's Music Hall
Listing Date: 7 April 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065173
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206024
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1
District: Tower Hamlets
Electoral Ward/Division: Whitechapel
Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St George-in-the-East
Church of England Diocese: London
GRACE'S ALLEY E1
Wilton's Music Hall
TQ 3480 22/753 7.4.71.
Mid C19 formerly the Albion Saloon. Music Hall from mid C19. Stock brick. 3
and 2 storeys, 9 windows, unbarred sashes with painted lintels. Entablature with
cornice above ground floor. Pilasters. Door has carved flanking pilasters with
bas relief of flowers and fruit. Interior with stage and surrounding balcony
(used for sailors originally whilst civilians sat in the pit) remains. Formerly
known as the Mahogany Bar as it was the first theatre to have wooden fittings.
Balcony has gilded leaves and floral decoration, and is supported on barley sugar
pillars. Proscenium arch has gilded ball moulding. Arcading to rear apsidal
wall, opposite stage. Tiered balcony floor and banded ceiling. Has also been
used as a chapel and as a seamans club. Grade II* for sociological interest and
Wilton's Music Hall forms part of a group with the listed buildings and the road
surface of Wellclose Square.
Listing NGR: TQ3424180851
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