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New Victoria Theatre, Westminster

Description: New Victoria Theatre

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 207652

OS Grid Reference: TQ2903579039
OS Grid Coordinates: 529035, 179039
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4956, -0.1426

Location: 17 A202, Westminster, London SW1V 1 SW1V 2LN

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1V 2LN

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Listing Text

28.6.72 New Victoria Theatre.
Theatre, formerly New Victoria Cinema. 1929 by E Wainsley Lewis and W E Trent.
Concrete slab facing; roof not visible. Long facade with entrance to left; 5
storey 4-window range to right; blind to rest of elevation. Channelling to ground
floor with fluted granite pilasters. Entrance flanked by black marble polygonal
piers which rise to parapet. Low relief frieze with plaques to either side of
entrance. Plate glass doors, chrome trimmed. Cantilevered canopy. Vertical
fluting to concrete above entrance. Elevation to right of entrance divided by
projecting horizontal bands. Vertical fluting to parapet. Similar elevation to
Vauxhall Bridge Road. Elaborate original interior decoration, with pilasters
rising up and spreading out into "fountains" with overlapping layers and
concealed lighting; original fittings,reliefs, etc.
Cathedrals of the Movies, David Atwell.
London Vol I, N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2903579039

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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