© Mrs Dawn Davison
THEATRE ROYAL, ADDINGTON STREET (north side)
MARGATE, THANET, KENT
Mrs Dawn Davison
09 April 2003
25 August 1955
Date of last amendment:
25 August 1955
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In the entry for
(north west side)
TR 3570 NE6/56A Theatre Royal
The grade shall be amended to read II* (star)
(North West Side)
TR 3570 NE 6/56A 25.8.55.
Built In 1787, burnt in 1829 and remodelled in 1879. The exterior is largely
Cl9. 2 storeys stock brick, stuccoed on front elevation. Parapet and dropped
moulded eaves cornice with brackets, 3 sashes on the Addington Street elevation.
Pilasters. Windows have cornices, brackets and scrolls above. The main
doorcase is Cl9 with ½ columns, consoles and swags. Doorcase has moulded
pediment with swags and reeded pilasters. The elevation to Hawley Square has
an C18 wooden doorcase with open pediment round-headed fanlight with glazing
bars intact and a 6 panelled door. The interior is Cl9. There is a border of
Acanthus leaf motifs around the proscenium arch and a palm leaf motif on the
ceiling. The Dress Circle has 6 cast iron columns with Palm leaf capitals
and a very elaborate balcony decoration of ropes roses and swags. The balcony
has shell moulding.
Theatre Royal forms a group with London Tavern and No 39 (Lochaber House)