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Description: Adam Street Garage and Adjacent Property to Left
Date Listed: 15 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165270
OS Grid Reference: SE7475023358
OS Grid Coordinates: 474750, 423358
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7013, -0.8692
GOOLE ADAM STREET
14/45 Adam Street Garage and
adjacent property to left
Institute, later theatre, now garage. Probably the Literary and Scientific
Institute of 1841 recorded in Kelly's Directory of 1867. C20 alterations.
Brick in Flemish bond with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof.
2 storeys, 9 bays to Adam Street. First 2 bays set back slightly with
rounded corner to left end. Plinth. Bays 4 to 9 have full-height round-
arched blind arcading with imposts and channelled arches with drop
keystones; containing in bay 4 double board doors; in bay 5 a blocked round-
arched doorway with divided fanlight beneath a channelled arch with dropped
keystone; in bay 6 double board doors; in bays 7 and 8 sashes with glazing
bars beneath channelled wedge lintels with dropped keystones; in bay 9
double board door. To left, bay 1 has 4-pane sash;
bay 2 has inserted wide board doors beneath concrete lintel and bay 3 has
double board doors below blocked fanlight and channelled round arch on
imposts with dropped keystone. First floor: bays 1 and 2 have 16-pane
sashes; bay 3 has 4-pane sash, all with channelled wedge lintels and dropped
keystones. Between bays 6 and 7 a plaque reads Public Rooms. Above bays
4 to 9 is a freize with vestigial lettering reading "Theatre Royal". Stack
rising through front pitch of roof, and additional ridge stack. Chapel
Street facade: 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. To left: board doors in
partially blocked entrance beneath 5-pane fixed overlight with 4-pane sash
to left. To right: 2 board doors with divided overlights, one with "Theatre
Royal" faintly discernable above. First floor: central board pitching door
with two 4-pane sashes to left. Channelled wedge lintels and dropped
keystones. Interior: proscenium arch flanked by Corinthian pilasters.
Pilaster strips to upper section of walls and several ceiling roses in
former auditorium, now garage.
Listing NGR: SE7475023358
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Source: English Heritage
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