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Description: Swedish Dance Theatre to North West of St Albans Court
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 178025
OS Grid Reference: TR2634352712
OS Grid Coordinates: 626343, 152712
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2287, 1.2405
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NONINGTON ST.ALBANS COURT
TR 25 SE
3/164 Swedish Dance Theatre
to N.W. of St.Albans
Gymnasium. 1938. Joyce Adburgham for the English Gymnastic Society. Timber
building of white deal with internal wall boardlining; external facing of
Western Red Cedar weather boarding, ship lap and logsiding on diagonal sheathing
of Swedish red pine. Internally, Lamella roof of British Columbia pine, exposed
against a field of tongued and grooved roofboards, originally painted blue.
Externally 7 bay N.W. and S.E. side elevations with four light window strips
with small panes set in the 5 inner bays; triangular buttresses faced with
diagonal boarding and below a deep cornice comprising 7 bands of horizontal
boarding; timber projection along N.W. elvation. Flat roofed single storey
horizontally boarded kitchen and changing room wing at N.E. end with flat
roofed vertically boarded gallery wing set back above. Wide shaped end gable
of horizontal boarding .S.W gable with canted bay with 8 narrow window strips
rising to eaves level and with horizontally boarded cornice strip above.
Interior; S.W. canted bay originally furnished with movable stage. N.E.
spectator gallery with recent stage below. Changing rooms retain ceiling
panels faced with lozenge shaped boarding. (See The Architect and Building
News, 12.8.38, see also A.Sutton,Nonington, 1975
Listing NGR: TR2630052400
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Source: English Heritage
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