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Theatre Royal, Northampton

Description: Theatre Royal

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 January 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 232084

OS Grid Reference: SP7563260377
OS Grid Coordinates: 475632, 260377
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2364, -0.8939

Locality: Northampton
Local Authority: Northampton Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN1 1DP

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Listing Text

Theatre Royal
SP 7560 SE 4/100
1884 by C J Phipps. Known until 1927 as the Opera House. Stucco front. Listed
mainly for interior which has original decoration to the auditorium. Applied
ornament round proscenium arch. Tall fluted columns to boxes. Scroll acanthus
leaf motif on front panels of dress circle parapet. Raised decoration on bombe
upper circle parapet. Large shallow decorated ceiling dome with pierced centre.
VCH, III, p 40.

Listing NGR: SP7563260377

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Source: English Heritage

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