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Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Description: Palace Theatre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 122907

OS Grid Reference: TQ8678386197
OS Grid Coordinates: 586783, 186197
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5438, 0.6922

Location: A13, Southend-on-Sea SS0 9LG

Locality: Southend-on-Sea
County: Southend-on-Sea
Country: England
Postcode: SS0 9LG

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Listing Text

Palace Theatre
TQ 88 NE 2/84
A small theatre built in 1912 with ornamented exterior facade and interior which
is a good example of its period. The front facade bears the date 1912. The facade
is of red brick with stucco dressings and ornamentation. A large central semi-
circular arch with a stucco ornamented bulls eye window in the tympanum and
surmounted by a balustraded parapet with side scrolls is flanked by towers with
stucco cornices and ornamentation and "Dutch" gables to the parapets, with ball
finials. The ground storey has 2 side doorways with semi-circular arched heads
and stucco cartouche in the tympanum. The interior has 2 curved balconies with
paired side boxes with semi-circular fronts and domed recesses. The balconies
and boxes are ornamented with stucco cartouche. The ceiling and proscenium arch
are panelled, with stucco ornamentation.

Listing NGR: TQ8678386197

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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