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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1341519
English Heritage Legacy ID: 356470
Location: Thanet, Kent, CT9
Electoral Ward/Division: Margate Central
Built-Up Area: Margate
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
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)
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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