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The Parthenon

A Grade II Listed Building in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2848 / 52°17'5"N

Longitude: -1.5327 / 1°31'57"W

OS Eastings: 431970

OS Northings: 265283

OS Grid: SP319652

Mapcode National: GBR 6NJ.P9M

Mapcode Global: VHBXJ.DT1W

Entry Name: The Parthenon

Listing Date: 19 November 1953

Last Amended: 30 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 481501

Location: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV31

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Royal Leamington Spa

Built-Up Area: Royal Leamington Spa

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Leamington Priors All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA

SP3165SE BATH STREET
1208-1/8/24 (West side)
19/11/53 Nos.50, 52 AND 54
The Parthenon
(Formerly Listed as:
BATH STREET
(West side)
No.50)
(Formerly Listed as:
BATH STREET
(West side)
No.52
The Parthenon)
(Formerly Listed as:
BATH STREET
(West side)
No.54)

GV II

Royal Assembly Rooms and then the Royal Music Hall, known as
The Parthenon, now shops. c1821 by Samuel Beazley, London
theatre architect and dramatist for R Elliston, the manager of
the Drury Lane Theatre. Facades restored and repaired after
1960s fire damage, rebuilt to rear, late C20 ground-floor shop
fronts. Brick with painted stucco front facades, unpainted to
left (No.50) and Welsh slate roof with cast-iron balcony to
centre range.
EXTERIOR: central range of 4 storeys, 5 first-floor windows,
between symmetrical ranges of 3 storeys, 1 first-floor window.
Central range projects and has quoins to angles; first floor
has 6-pane French windows with divided overlights in taller,
tooled, round-arched architraves. Second floor: 6/6 sashes
with sills. Third floor: 3/6 radial-headed sashes with sills.
Between second and third floors an inscription panel with
'PARTHENON' in raised letters. Dentil frieze, cornice. Side
ranges: first floor has tall tripartite window, 6/6 between
2/2 sashes in taller, cambered arched reveals. Second floor:
tripartite window, 6-pane centre with 2-pane side-lights. All
windows in plain reveals. Frieze, cornice, low parapet. Glazed
entrances in plate-glass shop-fronts to ground floor.
Continuous balcony to first floor, central range has
round-arched arcade.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(Dept of the Environment List of Buildings: Royal Leamington
Spa: 1970-).


Listing NGR: SP3197065283

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

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