Plaque

Frank Matcham - Hippodrome

Frank Matcham - Hippodrome
Frank Matcham - Hippodrome

Erection date: 3/11/2014

Inscription

Frank Matcham (1854 - 1920) theatre architect, designed this theatre.
Frank Matcham Society

Plaque unveiled by Roy Hudd.

Site: Frank Matcham - Hippodrome (1 memorial)

WC2, Cranbourn Street, Hippodrome Casino

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Frank Matcham - Hippodrome

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Frank Matcham

Theatre architect. Born Newton Abbot, Devon. Never qualified as an architect ...

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Frank Matcham - Hippodrome

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London Hippodrome

From Hippodrome Casino: "Originally opened in 1900 by the renowned theatre ar...

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