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The Palace Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.657 / 51°39'25"N

Longitude: -0.3971 / 0°23'49"W

OS Eastings: 510978

OS Northings: 196574

OS Grid: TQ109965

Mapcode National: GBR 48.6KR

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.2MG3

Entry Name: The Palace Theatre

Listing Date: 14 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158156

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

Town: Watford

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Watford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
5259 CLARENDON ROAD
(east side)

The Palace Theatre
TQ 1096 NE 7/36 14.7.82

II

2.
1908 by W A Theobald with red brick and Bath stone front added 1909-10 by
Wylson and Long. Facade 3-storeys with structural attic over modillioned cornice
and entablature. Three sash windows in 2 floors in centre, stone Renaissance
surrounds. Ends formed as taller towers with leaded domes. Frieze to attic with
panel inscribed 'Palace Theatre'. Entrances under flat canopy.
Lively interior with Renaissance style plaster. Two curved galleries. Stage boxes
in pilastered surrounds with broken segmental pediments over. Plain proscenium arch
with scrolled brackets in upper corners. Oval ceiling panel with decorative border.


Listing NGR: TQ1097896574

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