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Odeon Cinema

A Grade II Listed Building in Victoria, Hartlepool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6891 / 54°41'20"N

Longitude: -1.217 / 1°13'1"W

OS Eastings: 450573

OS Northings: 532953

OS Grid: NZ505329

Mapcode National: GBR MGY6.BW

Mapcode Global: WHD6F.8DQM

Entry Name: Odeon Cinema

Listing Date: 17 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432715

Location: Hartlepool, TS24

County: Hartlepool

Electoral Ward/Division: Victoria

Built-Up Area: Hartlepool

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hartlepool St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HARTLEPOOL RABY ROAD
NZ 5032
(west side)
4/92 & 10/92 Odeon Cinema

GV II

Wrongly shown on O.S. plan as Hart Road. Cinema, 1936 by W. & T. R. Milburn
Partnership. Steel and concrete structure clad in dull red brick and
sandstone ashlar, roof not visible. Gently-curved front with main mass
stepping gradually upwards from right to symmetrical frontispiece above
entrance. Channelled rusticated ground floor with 9 blank panels in centre
and right parts. Paired entrances with ticket office between and
quadrant-curved sides with small curved shop windows. Wide projecting
canopy, with fluted fascia and patterned soffit, extends to right to shelter
long-forgotten queues. Tall frieze above entrance carved with
over-life-size figures of athletic dancers in Art Deco background. Vertical
panels above to stepped parapet. Blank upper right part has close-set
parallel brick bands above stone floor band which continues below frieze
into curved left angle bay with small shop below full-height curved stair
window with close-set mullions and transom at second-floor level. Narrow
bands of windows on plain left return. Disused at time of survey. Formerly
known as Majestic Cinema.


Listing NGR: NZ5057332953

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

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