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Edinburgh, 4-8 Canning Street, Rutland Picture Theatre

Cinema (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 4-8 Canning Street, Rutland Picture Theatre

Classification Cinema (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Torphichen Street; Gaumont Cinema

Canmore ID 199706

Site Number NT27SW 3324

NGR NT 24470 73350

NGR Description Centred on NT 24470 73350

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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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

NT27SW 3324 24470 73350

Opened in 1930 as The Rutland cinema and able to seat over 2,000 people. Closed in 1950, only to reopen almost immediately as The Gaumont with seating reduced to under 2,000. The cinema closed after being very badly damaged by fire in 1963, being demolished in 1966.

B Thomas 1984


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