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Central Cinema, Fakenham

Description: Central Cinema

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 February 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 222995

OS Grid Reference: TF9188629653
OS Grid Coordinates: 591886, 329653
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8302, 0.8469

Location: 9B Oak Street, Fakenham NR21 9BP

Locality: Fakenham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR21 9BP

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Listing Text

(West Side)

Central Cinema
TF 9129 NE 1/34


1855. Former Corn Hall. Large brick building with stuccoed dressings. Parapet
and heavy cornice on paired brackets. Band. Rounded corners with brick quoins.
Situated on an island site.
East front faced in roughcast; 2 storeys; 5 windows (centre 1st floor blocked),
tall sashes without glazing bars, plain architraves with keyblocks and cills
on small brackets; central doorway; on each rounded corner a round-headed doorway
with keyblock and semi-circular tracered fanlight and cornice on console brackets.
Side elevations (north and south) project further with rounded corners of rusticated
brickwork, and pair of large round-headed windows with keyblocks and with rectangular
panels over; the north side has projecting pilastered doorway with entablature.
Rear (west) elevation: rounded corners with rusticated brickwork; one storey;
1:3:1 bays, centre 3 project slightly, large round-headed windows with keyblocks
and brick aprons and with rectangular panels over, continuous impost; rusticated
plinth and band at floor level; this elevation obscured by iron fire escape.

Listing NGR: TF9188629653

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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