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IoE Number: 379118
Location: ACADEMY CINEMA, CHELTENHAM ROAD (west side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Miss Janet Gibson
Date Photographed: 19 May 2002
Date listed: 30 December 1994
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II

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BRISTOLST5934CHELTENHAM ROAD901-1/36/40(West side)

BRISTOL ST5934 CHELTENHAM ROAD 901-1/36/40 (West side) Christadelphian Hall II Cinema, now chapel. 1914, closed 1955. Brick with limestone dressings, roof not visible. Open plan. Edwardian Baroque style. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. A symmetrical front with steps up to a recessed centre bay, with modillion cornice and parapet, and raised central segmental pediment. Mid C20 entrance and canopy; above is a large lunette with architrave, blocked voussoirs and stepped key, and an attic oculus with bayleaf surround and crossed branches beneath. outer windows set in an ashlar panel: ground-floor has architraves and a cornice, and first-floor oculus with eared round architrave and volute key, and crossed branches and fruit beneath. Casements with glazing bars. INTERIOR not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly the Academy Cinema, and one of a diminishing number of early Bristol cinemas, with its facade largely intact. (BIAS Journal: Day R: The Picture Palace: Bristol: 1980-: 18).

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