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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: DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE

List entry Number: 1043618

Location

DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE, COMPTON STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
East SussexEastbourneDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1981

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 293626

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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

COMPTON STREET 1. 1065 Devonshire Park Theatre TV 6098 7/100

II

2. 1884, by Henry Currey, the interior considerably remodelled by Frank Matcham in 1903. Rendered Italianate front;slate roofs. Front flanked by four storey tower with quoins, arcaded top storeys and pyramid lead roofs. Entrance between with pediment over. Domed foyer possibly by Matcham. Auditorium with gallery and grand tier. Good plasterwork to gallery fronts and saucer dome. Proscenuim arch on giant brackets, an unusual touch. Apparently unaltered since 1903.

Listing NGR: TV6123998446

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National Grid Reference: TV 61239 98446

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