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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: APOLLO THEATRE

List entry Number: 1276890

Location

APOLLO THEATRE, PYLE STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Isle of WightUnitary AuthorityNewport

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Oct-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Oct-1972

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309665

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History

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Details

PYLE STREET 1. 1445 (North Side) Victoria Methodist Chapel SZ 5089 SW 3/64 1.10.53

II* GV

2. 1804 enlarged 1833. 2 storeys red brick with deep red brick dressings, 3 bays, the centre one slightly recessed and breaking right up into full width pediment with deep red brick relieving arch. Pediment has paired flat modillions, 3 round headed windows with glazing bars block sills, semi circular lunette above centre one in pediment. Block string course. Central double doors of 6 fielded panels, semi circular fanlight flanked by fluted Greek Doric columns. Frieze and cornice, probably of 1833. Interior has panelled gallery on cast iron columns. Semi circular apse at north end flanked by Doric pilasters. Preacher's gallery with good turned balusters, bowed out in centre supported on fanned brackets. Bowed dais with turned balusters. Late C19 pews. Later C19 cast iron railings on stone base to street. Photographs in the NMR. Nos 124 to 1274 (consec) and the Methodist Chapel form a group

Victoria Methodist Chapel shall be amended to read Apollo Theatre (formerly listed as Victoria Methodist Chapel).

The descriptic notes should be amended to read:

1804 enlarged 1833. 2 storeys red brick with deep red brick dressings, 3 bays, the centre one slightly recessed and breaking right up into full width pediment, with deep red brick relieving arch. Pediment has paired flat modillions, 3 round headed windows with glazing bars block sills, semi circular lunette above centre one in pediment. Block string course. Central double doors of 6 fielded panels, semi circular fanlight flanked by fluted Greek Doric columns. Frieze and cornice, probably of 1833. Later C19 cast iron railings on stone to street. Photographs in the NMR.

Group value note should be amended to read:

Nos 124 to 127 (consec) and the Apollo Theatre form a group

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PYLE STREET 1. 1445 (North Side) Victoria Methodist Chapel SZ 5089 SW 3/64 1.10.53.

II* GV

2. 1804 enlarged 1833. 2 storeys red brick with deep red brick dressings, 3 bays, the centre one slightly recessed and breaking right up into full width pediment, with deep red brick relieving arch. Pediment has paired flat modillions, 3 round headed windows with glazing bars block sills, semi circular lunette above centre one in pediment. Block string course. Central double doors of 6 fielded panels, semi circular fanlight flanked by fluted Greek Doric columns. Frieze and cornice, probably of 1833. Interior has panelled gallery on cast iron columns. Semi circular apse at north end flanked by Doric pilasters. Preacher's gallery with good turned balusters, bowed out in centre supported on fanned brackets. Bowed dais with turned balusters. Late C19 pews. Later C19 cast iron railings on stone base to street. Photographs in the NMR.

Nos 124 to 1274 (consec) and the Methodist Chapel form a group

Listing NGR: SZ5005289161

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National Grid Reference: SZ 50059 89145

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