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Coronet Cinema

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4598 / 51°27'35"N

Longitude: 0.049 / 0°2'56"E

OS Eastings: 542446

OS Northings: 175420

OS Grid: TQ424754

Mapcode National: GBR MR.R10

Mapcode Global: VHHNQ.SKSR

Entry Name: Coronet Cinema

Listing Date: 8 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213615

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398174

Location: Greenwich, London, SE9

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Eltham North

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Eltham St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

(West Side)

TQ 4275 48/82 Coronet Cinema


Former Odeon, now Coronet cinema. 1936 by Andrew Mather and Horace Ward.
Built of brick with faience cladding to front; flat roof. 2 storeys.
Rectangular plan with projecting round glazed staircase tower and canopied
circular foyer with 3 double doors. Flat brick buttresses to stepped rear
elevation. Interior: foyer has original pay-box and circular "Odeon" sign
set in terrazzo floor, leading to stalls foyer with good etched glass mirror
(depicting cinema scene) and staircase with stepped handrail to return flight.
Circle foyer retains original curved lights and grilles. Auditorium of double
height with curved balcony; proscenium arch with simple rib work around screen;,
coved ceiling, with lighting set in soffits and decorative grilles to rear;
ribbed walls have round vents over curved wooden dado; original lighting system
and carbon-arc projection retained.

(R. Clegg, 0deon, 1985)

Listing NGR: TQ4244675420

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