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© Mr Michael Perry

IoE Number: 443204
Location: MASONIC HALL FORMERLY THEATRE, 12 OLD ORCHARD STREET
  BATH, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Michael Perry
Date Photographed: 26 September 2004
Date listed: 12 June 1950
Date of last amendment: 11 August 1972
Grade II

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1. OLD ORCHARD STREET 823 No 12 (Masonic Hall formerly Theatre) (formerly listed as Masonic Hall, Manvers Place) ) ST 7564 NW 19/99 12.6.50. II GV 2. Old Bath Theatre begun in 1747. Architects: Hippesley and Watts, and completed by John Powell 1750. Used as theatre till 1804, during which time it was made famous by Mrs Siddons and other important actors and actresses of the period. After the Beaufort Square Theatre was built, 1805, it became a Roman Catholic Church and then Masonic Hall. Street elevation is the same as when it was the Theatre except for position of the door. 3 storey, windows with plain beaded architraves, Left hand side, 2 windows together. Cornice and parapet. Doric pedimented doorway. Interior, stage remains, galleries removed. No 12 and Nos 16 to 20 (consec) Old Orchard Street, Nos 1 to 6 (consec) Pierrepont Place, and St James's Portico, Pierrepont Street, form an important group.

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