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Theatre Royal

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


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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