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The Parthenon

A Grade II Listed Building in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

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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


1208-1/8/24 (West side)
19/11/53 Nos.50, 52 AND 54
The Parthenon
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
The Parthenon)
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)


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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