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Coral Bingo and Social Club (King Edward)

A Grade II Listed Building in Talbot, Blackpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8124 / 53°48'44"N

Longitude: -3.0507 / 3°3'2"W

OS Eastings: 330912

OS Northings: 435640

OS Grid: SD309356

Mapcode National: GBR ZKL.YG

Mapcode Global: WH858.3FJN

Entry Name: Coral Bingo and Social Club (King Edward)

Listing Date: 20 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183659

Location: Blackpool, FY1

County: Blackpool

Locality: Talbot

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Blackpool St John

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Listing Text

SD 33 NW BLACKPOOL CENTRAL DRIVE

2/3 Coral Bingo and Social Club
(King Edward)

II

Picture Theatre, dated 1913, now a bingo hall. Accrington brick with
stone-coloured dressings. Rectangular plan. A single-storey building
with barrel-vaulted roof giving a basically semicircular section to a
facade of 2 storeys. Ground floor level has been altered or concealed.
Above ground floor, symmetrical facade with central pedimented gable of
crude form, flanked by 3-sided banded pilasters, and between them a
Venetian window (now blocked), the panel above it filled with lettering
"CENTRAL PICTURE THEATRE" and foliated patterns in moulded terracotta;
gable boldly chequered in red and white, with date "1913" at apex. Large
bullseye window with archivolt each side of central bay, and banded pilaster
surmounted by octagonal drum and ball finial at each corner. Interior:
small foyer with decorated cornice (swags, etc.); auditorium with balcony;
moulded cornice with egg-and-dart decoration; ceiling braces have moulding
of crossed straps and interposed leaves and flowers; seating banks have
end-panels with moulded garlands. Projection room probably original, paybox
altered.


Listing NGR: SD3091235640

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