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Partington Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in Glossop, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.4437 / 53°26'37"N

Longitude: -1.9495 / 1°56'58"W

OS Eastings: 403449

OS Northings: 394107

OS Grid: SK034941

Mapcode National: GBR GXTM.Q7

Mapcode Global: WHB9T.0PYT

Plus Code: 9C5WC3V2+F5

Entry Name: Partington Theatre

Listing Date: 27 January 1978

Last Amended: 22 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384260

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484694

Location: Howard Town, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK13

County: Derbyshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Howard Town

Built-Up Area: Glossop

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Whitfield St James

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


921-1/10/24 (South side)
27/01/78 Partington Theatre
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Partington Social Club)


Includes: Partington Theatre NORFOLK SQUARE.
Liberal club, now theatre. 1914. By Paul Ogden. Ashlar with
ashlar dressings and brick to rear. Stone slate roof. End and
ridge stacks with alternating plain and barley sugar shafts.
Corner site.
EXTERIOR: 3 storey with basement. Moulded sill and lintel
bands to most windows. Cornice and arcaded parapet with ball
finials and moulded sill bands to both principal fronts.
Entrance front to Henry Street 3 storey topped with large end
stack recessed behind parapet. Asymmetrical 4 window front.
Recessed segment headed doorway to left with double plank
doors and ornate iron hinges and 2 large console brackets
supporting balcony with parapet. To right single light window
with transom and beyond two 3-light cross mullion windows.
Above 4 cross mullion windows arranged 3:1:3:3, that to left
with balcony. Above again central round headed niche in
moulded surround with flat hood.
Norfolk Square front has irregular 7 window range, all 3-light
cross mullion windows, those to the upper floor right taller.
Off-centre doorway at basement level with double plank doors
and ornate iron hinges, to right 2 windows and to left 4
windows. Above five 9-pane cross mullion windows, with to
right 2 smaller 6-pane windows one above the other then
corbelled balcony with arcaded entrance and canted hood. Top
floor has 7 tall 12-pane cross mullion windows and 2 similar
9-pane windows to right. Front divided by recessed downpipe
with hopper.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Williamson E: Derbyshire:
London: 1986-: 219).

Listing NGR: SK0344994107

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

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