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Latitude: 51.6467 / 51°38'47"N
Longitude: -0.188 / 0°11'16"W
OS Eastings: 525464
OS Northings: 195760
OS Grid: TQ254957
Mapcode National: GBR BZ.Z4H
Mapcode Global: VHGQ5.PWG1
Entry Name: Odeon Cinema
Listing Date: 13 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064759
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199245
Location: Barnet, London, EN5
Electoral Ward/Division: Oakleigh
Built-Up Area: Barnet
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Chipping Barnet
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TQ 29 NE
GREAT NORTH ROAD
Cinema.1934 by Edgar Simmons as a County Cinema, taken over by Odeon before completion. Steel frame, clad in brick with rendered centrepiece, sheet metal roof. Plan of foyer on two levels leading to double-height auditorium with balcony. Rendered 3-storey, 6-bay rounded centrepiece with half-glazed entrance doors: six Moorish-style lancets rising 2 storeys. Flanked by brick towers with red brick diaperwork and tal recessed panels.
Interior: foyer has Moorish-style paybox and original doors; moulded 'marble' column to octagonal light well, with decorative metal balustrade to balcony and stairs. Fine Art Deco auditorium, with stepped mouldings surrounding stepped Moorish lancets, flanked by decorative metal grilles; cornice with devrons; ceiling decoration based on octagonal patterns, with stepped mouldings surrounding central octagon with Art Deco "strapwork"; stepped mouldings to proscenium arch.
Listing NGR: TQ2546495760
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