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Singing Theatre, Farnham

Description: Singing Theatre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 July 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 320434

OS Grid Reference: ST9427416931
OS Grid Coordinates: 394274, 116931
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9518, -2.0829

Location: Tollard Royal, Wiltshire SP5 5PY

Locality: Farnham
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 5PY

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Listing Text


8/10001 Singing Theatre


Theatre. Completed 1895. Timber frame clad in matchboarding with
galvanised sheet roof. Classical Roman plan with 3 doors onto
proscenium from the rear. Exedra in classical style. One storey. Semi-
circular proscenium arch with moulded imposts and extrados to stage,
which has painting of classical ruins to backcloth (different from
that shown in photograph of 1900): this arch is framed by fluted
Corinthian pilasters rising to entablature. One of a series of
structures erected from c1880 at Larmer Grounds for General Pitt
Rivers, and central to the famous archaeologist's belief that
education should be linked to entertainment.

Listing NGR: ST9427416931

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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