List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THEATRE ROYAL

List entry Number: 1039681

Location

THEATRE ROYAL, GUILDHALL ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireNorthamptonDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Jan-1976

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232084

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. GULLDHALL ROAD 5327 Theatre Royal SP 7560 SE 4/100 II 2. 1884 by C J Phipps. Known until 1927 as the Opera House. Stucco front. Listed mainly for interior which has original decoration to the auditorium. Applied ornament round proscenium arch. Tall fluted columns to boxes. Scroll acanthus leaf motif on front panels of dress circle parapet. Raised decoration on bombe upper circle parapet. Large shallow decorated ceiling dome with pierced centre. VCH, III, p 40.

Listing NGR: SP7563260377

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Ryland, W and Adkins, D and Sejeantson, R - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Northampton - Date: 1930 - Volume: 3 - Page References: 40

National Grid Reference: SP 75632 60377

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