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Hebden Bridge Picture House and Attached Flanking Shops

A Grade II Listed Building in Hebden Bridge, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7405 / 53°44'25"N

Longitude: -2.0126 / 2°0'45"W

OS Eastings: 399267

OS Northings: 427123

OS Grid: SD992271

Mapcode National: GBR GTD5.2W

Mapcode Global: WHB8F.17XT

Entry Name: Hebden Bridge Picture House and Attached Flanking Shops

Listing Date: 17 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479405

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Hebden Royd

Built-Up Area: Hebden Bridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hebden Bridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(South West side), Hebden Bridge
Hebden Bridge Picture House &
Attached flanking shops


Cinema and flanking shops. 1919-21, with minor late C20 alterations. Brick with coursed rubble and ashlar facade, plus slate roofs.
Street front has recessed central section reached up flight of 11 steps, with single giant Doric columns in antis with and pilasters supporting deep entablature. This entrance has original glazed tiles, glazed doors with contemporary frames, and to left original canted wooden box office with original glazing. Centre topped with entablature which continues either side over projecting side wings with rusticated quoins at the corners. Each side wing has a shop on each side with contemporary shopfronts, each with a recessed central doorway, topped with row of overlights and fascia boards. Above each section has 3 windows the central one with ashlar surround and pediment. The whole facade topped by deep plain parapet, the recessed central section has stepped centre originally topped by a flagpole.
INTERIOR has original foyer with original panelling and coved and decorated plaster ceiling and doors. Original staircase to left leads to balcony above with doorways and doorcases. Auditorium retains most of its original Classical style decoration. Walls decorated with panels and pilaster strips between with decorative tops. Curved ceiling has simple panel decoration. Procenium has panelled sides and moulded frame which has been removed on lower sections. In front is orchestra pit. Curved balcony has panelled facade. Seats replaced with thirties seating from another cinema.

Listing NGR: SD9926727123

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

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