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Nos 1-29 and Attached Railings

A Grade I Listed Building in Brunswick and Adelaide, The City of Brighton and Hove

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8243 / 50°49'27"N

Longitude: -0.1583 / 0°9'30"W

OS Eastings: 529811

OS Northings: 104365

OS Grid: TQ298043

Mapcode National: GBR JP3.8SD

Mapcode Global: FRA B6KX.G4Z

Entry Name: Nos 1-29 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Last Amended: 2 November 1992

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365495

Location: Brighton and Hove, BN3

County: The City of Brighton and Hove

Electoral Ward/Division: Brunswick and Adelaide

Built-Up Area: Brighton and Hove

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Hove St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


HOVE

TQ2904SE BRUNSWICK SQUARE
579-1/23/18 (East side)
24/03/50 Nos.1-29 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
BRUNSWICK SQUARE
Nos.1-33, 33A AND 34-58)

GV I

Terrace forming one half of Brunswick Square.
1825-27, minor alterations subsequently. Architects Amon Wilds
and C.A.Busby. Classical style.
Stucco over brick and rubble, moulded strings and cornices,
rusticated ground floors, some rear elevations still faced
with the original bungarouche, or beach pebbles, some with
mansard slate roofs mostly concealed behind parapets.
L-plan on sloping site: short northern range returned to Nos
2-8 Brunswick Place (qv), No.1 abutting the south-facing
terrace Nos 7-19 Brunswick Terrace (qv).
4 and 5 storeys over basement, 3-window frontages; all bow
fronts, apart from Nos 26-29 which are flat, and Nos 12 & 7
are narrower frontages with full-height curved bays; original
cast-iron balconies to first floor.
Variety of detailing, the southern and presumably earliest
properties to be erected, Nos 1-16, having a variety of
facades which are repeated in a more coherent form in the
range opposite: use of giant Corinthian pilasters Nos 26-29,
with balustraded parapet; ground floors with flat facade to
Nos 25-17, balustraded parapets, Ionic columnar doorcases;
otherwise giant Ionic and Corinthian engaged columns are
mostly employed, attic storey with triangular caps to
diminuishing pilasters in attic storey in many cases; mainly
sash windows without glazing bars, many blind boxes surviving,
recessed doorways with columnar doorcases, variety of doors,
mostly half-glazed, approached by flights of steps.
Cast-iron railings returned from entrances along street
frontage with gates to areas.
Roger Quilter, the composer, was born at No.4 on November 1st,
1877.
(Ray M: The Evolution of Brunswick Town Hove 1831-1881: Univ
of Sussex M Phil: 1986-; Ideal Home: 1947-).


Listing NGR: TQ2982304429

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