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Showboat Social Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Middlesbrough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.578 / 54°34'40"N

Longitude: -1.2376 / 1°14'15"W

OS Eastings: 449380

OS Northings: 520581

OS Grid: NZ493205

Mapcode National: GBR MHSH.VP

Mapcode Global: WHD6Z.Y6V7

Entry Name: Showboat Social Club

Listing Date: 28 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59811

Location: Middlesbrough, TS1

County: Middlesbrough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Middlesbrough St Columba with St Paul

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

MIDDLESBROUGH WILSON STREET,
NZ 4920 NW
south side.
7/94 Showboat Social Club.
G.V. II
Theatre, 1906/08 by C.F. Ward (Birmingham), Converted to cinema 1913,
ballroom 1956, and social club 1968. Brick, with painted buff-terracotta
dressings. Welsh slate roofs. Classical style. 2 storeys and mezzanine.
One-bay centre flanked by slightly-projecting one-bay staircase towers.
Centre has renewed doors in wide chamfered opening under renewed fascia.
Blocked semi-circular mezzanine window in heavily-moulded surround.
Enriched keystone and spandrels. 3-bay quasi-Ionic Order, on first floor
with blocked windows, segment-plan balustraded balconies, and segmental
pediment with enriched escutcheon over middle, flanked by balustraded
parapets. Towers have renewed doors in corniced architraves, and blocked
3-light windows on ground floor. Blocked semi-circular mezzanine windows
with keyed archivolts and shaped aprons. Rusticated clasping pilaster
strips, on 2nd stage, flanking blocked round-headed windows with blind
tympana and enriched aprons, in segmental-pedimented quasi-Ionic surrounds,
with enriched tympana and spandrels. Coved top cornice, and pyramidal roofs
with wood lanterns. Lower one-bay left wing has oculi with keyed
architraves and enriched aprons, on mezzanine and left first floor. Ground
floor altered. 3-storey 5-bay right dressing-room wing; has segmental
pediments over blocked paired windows flanked by pilaster strips. Altered
on ground floor left. 2-bay staircase wing further right. Formerly known.
as Hippodrome Theatre/Cinema, and Astoria Ballroom.


Listing NGR: NZ4938020581

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