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Singing Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in Tollard Royal, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9518 / 50°57'6"N

Longitude: -2.0829 / 2°4'58"W

OS Eastings: 394274

OS Northings: 116931

OS Grid: ST942169

Mapcode National: GBR 2ZR.86X

Mapcode Global: FRA 66JL.GCK

Entry Name: Singing Theatre

Listing Date: 24 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320434

Location: Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tollard Royal

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Tollard Royal St Peter ad Vincula

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

TOLLARD ROYAL
ST 91 NW LARMER GROUNDS

8/10001 Singing Theatre

GV II

Theatre. Completed 1895. Timber frame clad in matchboarding with
galvanised sheet roof. Classical Roman plan with 3 doors onto
proscenium from the rear. Exedra in classical style. One storey. Semi-
circular proscenium arch with moulded imposts and extrados to stage,
which has painting of classical ruins to backcloth (different from
that shown in photograph of 1900): this arch is framed by fluted
Corinthian pilasters rising to entablature. One of a series of
structures erected from c1880 at Larmer Grounds for General Pitt
Rivers, and central to the famous archaeologist's belief that
education should be linked to entertainment.


Listing NGR: ST9427416931

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