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Description: Corbett Theatre E15 Acting School
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118636
OS Grid Reference: TQ4377596615
OS Grid Coordinates: 543775, 196615
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6500, 0.0768
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TQ 49 NW LOUGHTON RECTORY LANE,
1/37 corbett Theatre, E15
Aisled barn, C15, rebuilt as a theatre. Timber-framed, with walls of red brick
and flint rubble, roofed with slate. 5 bays aligned approx. NW-SE. Jowled
posts, straight tiebeams, arched braces to arcade plates and tiebeams. No aisle
shores. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in both arcade plates; SE end of SW
arcade plate repaired with old timber. Arcade posts mounted on plinths of red
brick with concrete coping. Queen strut roof, hipped at SE end, half-hipped
at NW end over short extension. Single storey foyer and bar to SW, C20. The
timber frame was removed from its original site at Ditchling, Sussex, c.1967
and re-erected on its present site with new walls and foyer/bar extension.
Measured drawings of the timber frame supplied with planning application
W/CHIG/181/65, on file with Epping Forest District Council.
Listing NGR: TQ4377996563
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Source: English Heritage
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