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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1203754
English Heritage Legacy ID: 382334
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1
County: North Yorkshire
Electoral Ward/Division: High Harrogate
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
5338 EAST PARADE
SE 3055 SE
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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