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The Palace Theatre, Watford

Description: The Palace Theatre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 158156

OS Grid Reference: TQ1097896574
OS Grid Coordinates: 510978, 196574
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6570, -0.3971

Location: 24 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD1 1JZ

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD1 1JZ

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Listing Text

(east side)

The Palace Theatre
TQ 1096 NE 7/36 14.7.82


1908 by W A Theobald with red brick and Bath stone front added 1909-10 by
Wylson and Long. Facade 3-storeys with structural attic over modillioned cornice
and entablature. Three sash windows in 2 floors in centre, stone Renaissance
surrounds. Ends formed as taller towers with leaded domes. Frieze to attic with
panel inscribed 'Palace Theatre'. Entrances under flat canopy.
Lively interior with Renaissance style plaster. Two curved galleries. Stage boxes
in pilastered surrounds with broken segmental pediments over. Plain proscenium arch
with scrolled brackets in upper corners. Oval ceiling panel with decorative border.

Listing NGR: TQ1097896574

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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