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IoE Number: 210132
Location: THE HAYMARKET THEATRE (THEATRE ROYAL), HAYMARKET SW1
  WESTMINSTER, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Stephen Hodgson
Date Photographed: 12 September 2001
Date listed: 14 January 1970
Date of last amendment: 14 January 1970
Grade I

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TQ 2980 NE and SECITY OF WESTMINSTERHAYMARKET, SW171/98 ; 82/6The Haymarket Theatre14.1.70(Theatre Royal)(Including Nos. 18 and

TQ 2980 NE and SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER HAYMARKET, SW1 71/98 ; 82/6 The Haymarket Theatre 14.1.70 (Theatre Royal) (Including Nos. 18 and 19 Suffolk Street) G.V. I Theatre. Rebuilt 1820-21 by John Nash, contemporary with his Regent Street and Suffolk Street development, and resited to close Charles II Street vista. Stucco, slate roof. Augustan neo-classicism. 2 storeys and lofty sheer attic storey. 7 window bays wide. Giant pedimented portico of 6 Corinthian columns built out over pavement with entrance doorway to each flank with oculus above. The back wall of portico has 5 archivolt and key arched doorways with 5 architraved sash windows to 1st floor. The modillion bracket cornice of portico is returned across the flanks. The tall sheer attic wall above portico is pierced by a row of radial glazed oculi set in panel below frieze which with main cornice and blocking course extends the width of the facade. Rear to Suffolk Street is stuccoed, 4 storeys, 5 windows wide; rusticated ground floor with central rusticated- pilaster, corniced doorway ; 1st floor has arcaded windows (unique theatre feature in that they give directly on to the backstage) with sunk panels beneath sills; cornice below attic storey with elliptical windows between sunk panel pilasters. Auditorium redesigned in elegant 'Louis XVI' style in 1904 by C Stanley Peach. Survey of London; Vol. XX. The Theatres of London; Mander and Mitche

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