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Odeon Cinema

A Grade II Listed Building in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9925 / 53°59'32"N

Longitude: -1.5355 / 1°32'7"W

OS Eastings: 430548

OS Northings: 455256

OS Grid: SE305552

Mapcode National: GBR KQQ8.CK

Mapcode Global: WHC8F.DX06

Plus Code: 9C5WXFR7+XQ

Entry Name: Odeon Cinema

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203754

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382334

Also known as: Odeon Theatre

ID on this website: 101203754

Location: West Park, North Yorkshire, HG1

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Electoral Ward/Division: High Harrogate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Harrogate

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: High Harrogate Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(east side)
SE 3055 SE
Odeon Cinema
Cinema. 1936. By Harry Weedon for the Odeon circuit. Brown brick and faience,
roof not visible. Notionally 2 storeys and attic with tower set between. 1:5-bay
facade and rounded corner entrance; deep plan of 4:3:1 bays. In the Modern Movement
style of the circuit. Corner entrance on right has 4 renewed double doors in
quadrant beneath canopy and green-banded faience wall. The entrance sits in front
of a round-ended wing which projects to right and has strip window to right end
and word 'ODEON' in illuminated letters beneath parapet having green band. To left
of entrance is the brick tower which sandwiches a tall faience fin having 'CINEMA'
in red letters on each side. Facade to left of tower has exit on left of 5 tall
strip windows which rise from black faience plinth; above each is a small rectangular
window and green-banded parapet with horizontal slit windows. End bay to left is
of brick with door in faience surround under 2 square windows. Right return:, brick,
with piers between bays and brick-banded parapet wall; 3:1 bays step down on right.
Interior: lobby has stair rising between tall rounded piers; coffered ceiling.
Auditorium altered,having later screen set in front of the original so as to conceal
finned side-wall panels and the coved and rounded screen side-piers. Built to seat
1,647 as a copy of the Sutton Coldfield Odeon. Attached shops to front left are
not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SE3054855256

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