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Odeon Cinema

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnet, London

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199245

Location: Barnet, London, EN5

County: London

District: Barnet

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

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Listing Text

TQ 29 NE


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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