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© Mr Peter Letcher LRPS

IoE Number: 320434
Location: SINGING THEATRE,
  TOLLARD ROYAL, SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Peter Letcher LRPS
Date Photographed: 08 June 2004
Date listed: 24 July 1992
Date of last amendment: 24 July 1992
Grade II

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TOLLARD ROYALST 91 NWLARMER GROUNDS8/10001Singing Theatre

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.

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