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Grand Opera House

A Grade II Listed Building in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9944 / 53°59'39"N

Longitude: -1.54 / 1°32'23"W

OS Eastings: 430258

OS Northings: 455468

OS Grid: SE302554

Mapcode National: GBR KQP7.DW

Mapcode Global: WHC8F.9VYQ

Entry Name: Grand Opera House

Listing Date: 4 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149453

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329903

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Town: Harrogate

Electoral Ward/Division: Low Harrogate

Built-Up Area: Harrogate

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: High Harrogate St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

5338 Nos 1 to 7 (consec).
Grand Opera House.
SE 3055 SW 14/133


Circa 1900 by Frank A Tugwell, altered and interior restored 1972 by Roderick
Ham. Irregular corner site. 3 storeys and attics. 8-bay entrance front with
octagonal tower on corner surmounted by cupola. Slated roof with parapets and
coped gables. Red brick with stone dressings. Architraved sash windows, some
with cornices and pediments. Arched theatre entrance. Modern shop. Edwardian
interior with plasterwork enriched with floral motifs and gilded. Panelled
ceiling with centred dome. Carved circle and balcony fronts enriched with masks,
swags and putti. 2 tiers of boxes with bowed fronts and flanked by pilasters
carrying cornice of broken pediments. Architraved proscenium opening with central
oval cartouche flanked by cornucopiae. Proscenum with moulded cornice and frieze
enriched with masks and scroll decoration. Interesting entrance foyer in 'Art
Nouveau' style with frieze in low relief by Frances Darlington. Included for

Listing NGR: SE3025655460

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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