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THE ODEON CINEMA, CLARENCE PLACE

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NPRN 603

Map Reference ST38NW

Grid Reference ST3147188533

Unitary (Local) Authority Newport

Old County Monmouthshire

Community St Julians

Type of Site CHURCH, CINEMA

Broad Class RECREATIONAL

Period 20th Century

Site Description Cinema, built in in 1939 in Modernist style, with Art Deco influences. Red-brown, and brown brickwork with channelling; extensive buff and black faience work. Rounded corner entrance with canopy, above which is tall narrow brick fin with vertical ribbing. To L of entrance, facing Clarence Place, elevation is mostly faience with strip windows on 3 levels; at L end, recessed exit block with tall window. To R of entrance, projecting D-plan turret with flat roof, band of windows at eaves, and 3 round windows to Clarence Place. Side and rear elevations in brick with red-brown brick above brown brick ground floor.
(Source: Cadw Listings database) S Garfi 14/11/06

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