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Dukes Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0491 / 54°2'56"N

Longitude: -2.7966 / 2°47'47"W

OS Eastings: 347942

OS Northings: 461748

OS Grid: SD479617

Mapcode National: GBR 8PXM.B8

Mapcode Global: WH847.0HL8

Plus Code: 9C6V26X3+J9

Entry Name: Dukes Theatre

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383219

Also known as: Duke's Playhouse
Dukes Theatre Cinema

ID on this website: 101211613

Location: Moorlands, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Bulk

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Lancaster

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Lancaster St Mary with St John and St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Tagged with: Theatre Cinema Arts centre

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1685-1/7/186 (North side)
22/12/53 Dukes Theatre
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Church of St Anne)


Parish church, now theatre. 1796. Converted in 1971. Sandstone
ashlar with slate roof. South wall, facing Moor Lane, of 5
bays with raised quoins and a plinth and with a doorway to the
left and with an upper row of low round-headed windows which
originally lit the gallery. The windows have plain reveals and
projecting sills and have recent joinery with glazing bars.
The 4th bay now contains a doorway. The main doorway has a
cornice hood on plain console brackets. The west wall is of 5
bays and has similar windows but is treated more elaborately.
The ground-floor windows in the 2nd and 4th bays have cornices
on console brackets, and the stonework of the central bay
projects forwards slightly and has a triangular pediment above
gallery window level. To each side at a higher level is a
small window with plain reveals. At the apex of the gable is a
small pedimented bellcote with a round-arched opening. To the
east and north are C20 extensions.

Listing NGR: SD4794261748

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