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Edinburgh, Portobello, 14 Bath Street, The County Cinema

Cinema (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Portobello, 14 Bath Street, The County Cinema

Classification Cinema (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) The George

Canmore ID 149617

Site Number NT37SW 367

NGR NT 30579 73975

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/149617

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Architecture Notes

Opened in 1939 on the site of a former variety hall. Designed by T Bowhill Gibson, architects, the last large cinema built in the city. Reconstructed in 1954 and renamed The George (see also NT37SW 978). Closed as a cinema in 1974 and converted into a bingo hall.

B Thomas 1984

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