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Curzon Cinema, Devonshire Square, Loughborough (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7701, -1.2061
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressCurzon Cinema Devonshire Square Loughborough LE11 3DL
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5365919463
DescriptionCinema. Originally ?The Empire Cinema? and substantially altered to its present appearance in 1936. The 1936 building contained a Palm Court Coffee Room with Ballroom above and a cinema to seat 1750 patrons. Alterations commissioned by C K Deeming and designed by architect Archibald Hurley Robinson. Art Deco ?exemplar? sadly spoilt by crude canopy/fascia above main entrance. Substantially altered internally to provide multiple screens. Hathernware cream tiles to upper facade including a central feature turret with angled facets rising high above the parapet. Parapets dressed with blue glazed copings surmounting a decorative frieze of Art Deco motifs in blue and green tiles. Parapet conceals flat roof.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

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