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Latitude: 52.9553 / 52°57'19"N
Longitude: -1.1514 / 1°9'4"W
OS Eastings: 457109
OS Northings: 340110
OS Grid: SK571401
Mapcode National: GBR LNN.VQ
Mapcode Global: WHDGS.8ZZ8
Entry Name: Theatre Royal
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1255233
English Heritage Legacy ID: 458923
Location: Nottingham, NG1
County: City of Nottingham
Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum
Built-Up Area: Nottingham
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Nottingham St Peter with St James
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
SK5740SW UPPER PARLIAMENT STREET
646-1/14/661 (North side)
12/07/72 Theatre Royal
Theatre. 1865. By CJ Phipps for W & J Lambert. Remodelled
1897-98 by Frank Matcham for Robert Arthur and Henry Moss.
Restored and remodelled 1976-78 by Renton Howard Wood Levin
Partnership. The front elevation and most of the auditorium
were retained. Stucco front, the remainder white tile cladding
with metal roofing.
Front, 2 storeys, 9 window range, has a Corinthian portico, 5
bays, with dentillated cornice. Renewed pendant lamps in each
bay. Blind attic storey with panelled pilasters topped with
urns. Front, divided by pilasters, has 5 round-arched double
doors with elongated keystones. Above, 5 similar openings with
French windows with cast-iron balconies. Side bays, topped
with cornice and balustrade, have 2 similar transomed windows
on each floor. Right return has 2 windows on each floor, the
left return, single window and door.
INTERIOR: foyers, bars, box office and concrete dogleg main
stair, all 1977. Circular auditorium with shallow domed
ceiling, 1865, and 3 cantilever balconies, 1897, with their
original decoration. Boxes, proscenium and rear screen to
dress circle, 1977. Some original wooden roof structure to
auditorium, with winch for chandelier.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 239-240; Theatre Royal : A theatrical and architectural
history: Benyon R: Nottingham: 1978-).
Listing NGR: SK5710940109
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