SP3165 : Bath Assembly Hall

taken 3 months ago, near to Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Bath Assembly Hall
Bath Assembly Hall
Grade II listed: LinkExternal link and built in 1926 as a dance hall. It was later renamed the Palais de Danse and then in 1952 became the Embassy Ballroom. It later became home to Gala Bingo. After that closed it was a garage for some time SP3165 : Bath Assembly Hall before being restored and in 2008 it re-opened as a music venue known simply as The Assembly LinkExternal link On the ground floor are the Zephyr Lounge and a record shop, Seismic Records.

At the top of the building SP3165 : The Bath Assembly: Architectural detail, holding a golden globe, is the depiction of a young woman clad in classical Greek robes, perhaps representing Terpsichore SP3165 : Terpischore and her globe, the Muse of choral song and dance. The illuminated globe was replaced in 2013.

For a more detailed account of its early history see LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure 
Date (from Tags)
1926  1952  2008  2013 
Former (from Tags)
Dance Hall  Ballroom  Bingo Hall  Garage 
Style (from Tags)
Art Deco 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3190 6537 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.1329N 1:32.0268W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3188 6539
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Embassy Ballroom  Gala Bingo  Music Venue  Lounge Bar  Record Shop  Statue  Terpsichore 

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