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Capitol Bingo and Social Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9644 / 52°57'51"N

Longitude: -1.1807 / 1°10'50"W

OS Eastings: 455126

OS Northings: 341090

OS Grid: SK551410

Mapcode National: GBR LGK.FH

Mapcode Global: WHDGR.TRYB

Entry Name: Capitol Bingo and Social Club

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455843

Location: Nottingham, NG7

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Radford and Park

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: All Souls and Saint Peter, Radford

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


NOTTINGHAM

SK54SE CHURCHFIELD LANE
646-1/4/148 (West side)
Capitol Bingo and Social Club

II

Cinema, now social club. 1936-37. By Reginald Cooper. Red
brick and reconstituted stone, painted. Roofs not visible
behind coped parapet.
Entrance front, 2 storeys, has a cylindrical central
projection with 3 renewed doors under a curving canopy. Above,
a projecting central fin flanked by steel framed strip windows
with ribbed heads, above, 3 horizontal ribs. To left, a
rounded corner stair enclosure, with a steel framed first
floor window. Blank right return has 2 prominent string
courses.
INTERIOR has a largely original entrance hall with coved
ceiling and concealed lighting. Semicircular central paybox
and square mushroom column. To left, stairs to balcony, and at
the rear, 2 renewed double doors. Auditorium retains most of
its original features. Square proscenium with a roll moulded
surround projecting forwards. Convex curved flanking walls
with horizontal ribs and triple vertical striplights. Renewed
double doors below. Auditorium ceiling has convex cornice and
a crosswise slotted ventilator towards the front. In front of
these, a deep cove and a ribbed ventilator. Over the balcony,
a coved ceiling with 2 ribbed ventilators. Balcony has moulded
front and to right, a rounded projecting box. To left, a
staircase.
(Picture House (Cinema Theatre Association magazine): Allen
Eyles: Reginald W Cooper: 1986-: 15-25).


Listing NGR: SK5512641090

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

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