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Former Victoria Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in Broughton, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4912 / 53°29'28"N

Longitude: -2.2591 / 2°15'32"W

OS Eastings: 382906

OS Northings: 399418

OS Grid: SJ829994

Mapcode National: GBR DFC.JH

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.8HHY

Entry Name: Former Victoria Theatre

Listing Date: 18 January 1980

Last Amended: 20 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471561

Location: Salford, M7

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Broughton

Built-Up Area: Salford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Lower Broughton St Clement with St Matthias

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/06/2012


SJ89NW
949-1/4/64
18/01/80


SALFORD
GREAT CLOWES STREET
(East side)
Former Victoria Theatre


(Formerly Listed as: GREAT CLOWES STREET
Victoria Bingo and Social Club)


II

Former theatre, now bingo hall and social club with shops in
lower storey. 1899. By Bertie Crew. Red terracotta and red
brick above stuccoed ground floor. Hipped Welsh slate roof.
5 bays defined by 2-storeyed Ionic pilasters, with 2 windows
to each bay. Windows in right-hand side replaced, blocked and
rendered over in the left hand. Remaining 6 windows divided
into 8 square panes, the top 2 leaded. Ground floor much
altered, but original flattened-arches remain between
pilasters. Entrance has gabled canopy carried on cast-iron
columns.
INTERIOR: a large proscenium arch to stage now used for bingo.
2-tiered, raked and curved balconies with original seating
including 2 levels of boxes. Carved wood and elaborate gilded
plasterwork with Corinthian columns and moulded figures to
boxes, applied balustrading, winged cherubs and festoons in
panels. Ceiling with moulded plasterwork including musical
instruments.

Listing NGR: SJ8290699418

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

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