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The Theatre Royal

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newham, London

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Latitude: 51.5426 / 51°32'33"N

Longitude: 0.0009 / 0°0'3"E

OS Eastings: 538855

OS Northings: 184527

OS Grid: TQ388845

Mapcode National: GBR KX.JX2

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.YHVB

Entry Name: The Theatre Royal

Listing Date: 28 June 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204970

Location: Newham, London, E15

County: London

District: Newham

Electoral Ward/Division: Stratford and New Town

Built-Up Area: Newham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Stratford St John with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

In the entry for:


28.6.72 The Theatre Royal

- II

the building shall be upgraded to II*(star).



28.6.72 The Theatre Royal

- II

Theatre includes No 61 Angel Lane. 1884. Architect J G Buckle with later additions.
Commissioned by Charles Silver, actor-manager. Plain exterior. Chanelled stucco
ground storey with painted brick upper storeys. Roof not visible. Central range
with corner stucco pilasters rising through upper storeys to support cornice and
parapet. Central stucco panel with raised inscription reading 'Theatre Royal'.
Central oriel window above with enriched stucco apron. Interior retains original
ornament and decoration. Two galleries supported by range of cast iron columns.
Two boxes flank central proscenium arch. Delicate plasterwork to ceiling, boxes
and balcony fronts. Side extensions added in 1887 and stage enlarged to rear in
1891. Reputedly an unique example in London or suburban theatre constructed on cast
beams and columns rather than steel cantilevers.

Listing NGR: TQ3885584527

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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