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©  Tony Byram LRPS DPAGB

IoE Number: 380406
Location: THE HIPPODROME, 11-14 ST AUGUSTINES PARADE (west side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Tony Byram LRPS DPAGB
Date Photographed: 29 May 2001
Date listed: 04 March 1977
Date of last amendment: 04 March 1977
Grade II

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BRISTOLST5872NEST AUGUSTINE'S PARADE, Centre901-1/16/637(West side)

BRISTOL ST5872NE ST AUGUSTINE'S PARADE, Centre 901-1/16/637 (West side) 04/03/77 Nos.11-14 (Consecutive) The Hippodrome GV II Theatre. 1911. By Frank Matcham, altered mid C20. Limestone ashlar, roof not visible. 3 storeys; 6-window range. Parapeted in 2 sections: the 1912 right-hand entrance section has a shallow lobby with Ionic columns to the corners; above are distyle-in-antis attached Ionic columns to an entablature, with metal casements, and 3 flanking second-floor wreaths separated by raised panels. Mid C20 three-window right-hand section has a shop front and 2-storey recesses containing metal casements. INTERIOR: much red and gilded decoration, to a lobby and stair up to a domed landing with stained-glass windows front and back; the theatre has a proscenium arch with moulded surround with leaves, and panelled surround with a small ground-level balcony and semicircular arch; raking stalls with boxes at the rear divided by female terms with wings; boxes to sides have banded brown marble lower tier, bowed above with 4 fluted Ionic columns to the upper tier with triglyphs, and bowed balconies between; Dress Circle with swagged rail, gallery with triglyphs; domed ceiling. A largely unaltered example of the period. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 57).

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