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Description: Corn Exchange Theatre
Date Listed: 1 October 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 249274
OS Grid Reference: SU6076289362
OS Grid Coordinates: 460762, 189362
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5998, -1.1241
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WALLINGFORD MARKET PLACE
SU6089SE (East side)
11/109 Corn Exchange Theatre
01/10/75 (Formerly listed as Corn
Corn Exchange, now theatre and cinema. Dated 1856 in inscription to pediment.
Ashlar Bath stone; Welsh slate roof. Italianate style. Single storey and attic;
3-bay range. Stone plinth with moulded top. Vermiculated panels to base of
pilasters to left of right of centre, and to base of rusticated piers to left
and right. Blind balustrading between vermiculated panels. 6-panel double door
with canted surround and carved tympanum over. Round-topped
architrave-surrounded arch, the keystone of which has mask to face. Paired
round-topped sashes to left and right of centre. Corinthian pilasters to each
side of door. Corinthian capitals to rusticated piers at left and right.
Bulls-eye windows with carved keystones to frieze of order. Plain pedimented
gable with rose window having central clock. Right return: red brick. Irregular
fenestration. Interior: noted as having roof trusses of cast-iron cast by
Wilders of Wallingford.
Listing NGR: SU6076289362
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Source: English Heritage
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