SX8960 : Torbay Cinema

near to Paignton, Torbay, Great Britain

Torbay Cinema
Torbay Cinema
The building opened as the Paignton Picture House in 1914, and used to be the oldest purpose built cinema in continuous use. Alas, it closed in 1999 to become the booking hall for the steam railway to Kingswear. It figured as the "Gaiety Theatre" in Agatha Christie's novels.
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2007
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Thursday, 22 November, 2007   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 22 November, 2007
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Cinema (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8900 6065 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:26.1104N 3:33.8596W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8899 6067
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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