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Theatre Workshops

A Grade II Listed Building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1907 / 52°11'26"N

Longitude: -1.7046 / 1°42'16"W

OS Eastings: 420286

OS Northings: 254761

OS Grid: SP202547

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.MVK

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.D6PF

Entry Name: Theatre Workshops

Listing Date: 9 February 1972

Last Amended: 4 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366444

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

Built-Up Area: Stratford-upon-Avon

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Stratford on Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


604-1/10/243 (West side)
09/02/72 Nos.38 AND 39
Theatre Workshops
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.38 AND 39)


Lecture Hall and Scene Dock, now workshops, for the
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre. 1887. By AS Flower. Brick with
ashlar dressings and timber-framed gable with pebbledash
infill; tile roof. Right-angle plan. 2 storeys and attic;
jettied gable on moulded brackets. Tall central
segmental-pointed entrance with ashlar mouldings and hood has
paired studded doors with strap hinges; smaller entrance to
left with 4-centred head has similar door, datestone above
reads: CFE/ 1887. 3 tall single-chamfered-transomed windows; 4
square lights under jetty; gable has two 3-light windows with
2-light window above. Raking dormer to left return has window
to ground floor and 2-light window to 1st floor; raking
dormer; tall lateral stack. Rear has large wing to right
forming L-plan; half-hipped roof and varied fenestration with
casements. An interesting example of a purpose-built ancillary
building to a theatre; the tall entrance was for the removal
of scenery.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth:
1966-: 416).

Listing NGR: SP2028754763

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