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Theatre Royal

A Grade II* Listed Building in Margate, Kent

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Latitude: 51.387 / 51°23'13"N

Longitude: 1.3846 / 1°23'4"E

OS Eastings: 635587

OS Northings: 170766

OS Grid: TR355707

Mapcode National: GBR WZS.WCH

Mapcode Global: VHLG6.YDBK

Entry Name: Theatre Royal

Listing Date: 25 August 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356470

Location: Thanet, Kent, CT9

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Town: Thanet

Electoral Ward/Division: Margate Central

Built-Up Area: Margate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

In the entry for

(north west side)
TR 3570 NE6/56A Theatre Royal

The grade shall be amended to read II* (star)


(North West Side)
Theatre Royal
TR 3570 NE 6/56A 25.8.55.


Built In 1787, burnt in 1829 and remodelled in 1879. The exterior is largely
Cl9. 2 storeys stock brick, stuccoed on front elevation. Parapet and dropped
moulded eaves cornice with brackets, 3 sashes on the Addington Street elevation.
Pilasters. Windows have cornices, brackets and scrolls above. The main
doorcase is Cl9 with ½ columns, consoles and swags. Doorcase has moulded
pediment with swags and reeded pilasters. The elevation to Hawley Square has
an C18 wooden doorcase with open pediment round-headed fanlight with glazing
bars intact and a 6 panelled door. The interior is Cl9. There is a border of
Acanthus leaf motifs around the proscenium arch and a palm leaf motif on the
ceiling. The Dress Circle has 6 cast iron columns with Palm leaf capitals
and a very elaborate balcony decoration of ropes roses and swags. The balcony
has shell moulding.

Theatre Royal forms a group with London Tavern and No 39 (Lochaber House)

Listing NGR: TR3558770766

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

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