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Palace Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in Chalkwell, Southend-on-Sea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5438 / 51°32'37"N

Longitude: 0.6922 / 0°41'32"E

OS Eastings: 586783

OS Northings: 186197

OS Grid: TQ867861

Mapcode National: GBR Y70.HY

Mapcode Global: VHJL4.YGBD

Entry Name: Palace Theatre

Listing Date: 23 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112714

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122907

Location: Southend-on-Sea, SS0

County: Southend-on-Sea

Electoral Ward/Division: Chalkwell

Built-Up Area: Southend-on-Sea

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Westcliff-on-Sea St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

LONDON ROAD
1.
5219
WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA
Palace Theatre
TQ 88 NE 2/84
II
2.
A small theatre built in 1912 with ornamented exterior facade and interior which
is a good example of its period. The front facade bears the date 1912. The facade
is of red brick with stucco dressings and ornamentation. A large central semi-
circular arch with a stucco ornamented bulls eye window in the tympanum and
surmounted by a balustraded parapet with side scrolls is flanked by towers with
stucco cornices and ornamentation and "Dutch" gables to the parapets, with ball
finials. The ground storey has 2 side doorways with semi-circular arched heads
and stucco cartouche in the tympanum. The interior has 2 curved balconies with
paired side boxes with semi-circular fronts and domed recesses. The balconies
and boxes are ornamented with stucco cartouche. The ceiling and proscenium arch
are panelled, with stucco ornamentation.


Listing NGR: TQ8678386197

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