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Description: Western Colonnade
Date Listed: 19 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 293991
OS Grid Reference: TQ7983208823
OS Grid Coordinates: 579832, 108823
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8510, 0.5534
Nos 48 to 53 (consec)
TQ 7908 10/197 19.1.51.
1828 by James Burton. One of a pair of terraces with Eastern Colonnade, on either
side of the Royal Victoria Hotel. Painted stucco, ground floor rusticated. 4 storeys.
Doric colonnade runs along and projects forward from whole lower storey, forming
arcade below and terrace above. Cornice runs whole length between 2nd and 3rd
floors. Central frontispiece of 6 engaged Ionic pillars, flanked by a run of 8
windows, and terminated at either end by slightly projecting pavilions of 3 windows
width, divided by pilasters, the right-hand end (Nos 54, 55 and 56) has been demolished.
Details of cornice, parapet, window architraves and etc, stucco. Sashes with nearly
all of original glazing bars missing. Only Nos 48 and 49 have shop fronts which
are modern. Part of James Burton's design for St Leonards.
Nos 36 to 44 (consec) and No 40A (Eastern Colonnade), Royal Victoria Hotel,
Nos 48 to 53 (consec) (Western Colonnade), No 57 and Nos 60 to 62 (consec)
form a group, of which Nos 60, 61 and 62 are of local interest only.
Listing NGR: TQ7983208823
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Source: English Heritage
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