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IoE Number: 207652
Photographer: Mr Anthony Rau
Date Photographed: 21 July 2005
Date listed: 28 June 1972
Date of last amendment: 28 June 1972
Grade II*

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TQ 2979 SWCITY OF WESTMINSTERWILTON ROAD SW199/1328.6.72New Victoria Theatre.GVII*

TQ 2979 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WILTON ROAD SW1 99/13 28.6.72 New Victoria Theatre. GV II* Theatre, formerly New Victoria Cinema. 1929 by E Wainsley Lewis and W E Trent. Concrete slab facing; roof not visible. Long facade with entrance to left; 5 storey 4-window range to right; blind to rest of elevation. Channelling to ground floor with fluted granite pilasters. Entrance flanked by black marble polygonal piers which rise to parapet. Low relief frieze with plaques to either side of entrance. Plate glass doors, chrome trimmed. Cantilevered canopy. Vertical fluting to concrete above entrance. Elevation to right of entrance divided by projecting horizontal bands. Vertical fluting to parapet. Similar elevation to Vauxhall Bridge Road. Elaborate original interior decoration, with pilasters rising up and spreading out into "fountains" with overlapping layers and concealed lighting; original fittings,reliefs, etc. Cathedrals of the Movies, David Atwell. London Vol I, N Pevsner.

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