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Theatre Royal, Former Royal Cinema

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7212 / 53°43'16"N

Longitude: -1.8593 / 1°51'33"W

OS Eastings: 409378

OS Northings: 424990

OS Grid: SE093249

Mapcode National: GBR HTGD.7S

Mapcode Global: WHC9M.DQTL

Entry Name: Theatre Royal, Former Royal Cinema

Listing Date: 24 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448960

Location: Calderdale, HX1

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Halifax The Minster Church of St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

WARD'S END
SE 0924 NW
679- /18/10068 Theme Royd, former Royal
Cinema
II
Theatre, used as a bingo hall. 1904, converted c1930. Designed by Richard Horsfall.
Ashlar with ashlar dressings. Baroque Revival style. West front, 7 windows. Rusticated
ground floor, with 3 central round headed entrances with vermiculated rustication,
flanked by single boarded windows, with beyond on each side a recessed door and a
window to the right. Above the 3 window centre has an applied giant Ionic portico with
a circular window in the pediment with flanking reclining figures. 5 windows with
moulded surrounds and prominent keystones with alternating segmental and triangular
pediments. Above 5 smaller windows with moulded surrounds and aprons. Above again
the outer bays are topped with oval windows. Slightly projecting outer pavilions each
have 2 small sashes on the first floor, with above a single sash in a moulded and
pedimented surround. Above again an oval window with carved surround in an open
segmental pediment. To the right a single bay over a segmental cart entrance with a single
sash above in a moulded surround- Interior: was remodelled c1930, when the building
was converted to a cinema, with standard Art Deco style decoration.


Listing NGR: SE0937824990

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

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