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Latitude: 50.8249 / 50°49'29"N
Longitude: -0.1715 / 0°10'17"W
OS Eastings: 528883
OS Northings: 104413
OS Grid: TQ288044
Mapcode National: GBR JP2.CF6
Mapcode Global: FRA B6JX.H09
Entry Name: 8-14 King's Gardens (Terrace)
Listing Date: 2 November 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187568
English Heritage Legacy ID: 365569
Location: Brighton and Hove, BN3
County: The City of Brighton and Hove
Electoral Ward/Division: Central Hove
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Brighton and Hove
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: Hove All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
Nos 8-14 (Consecutive) King's
Terrace of houses, now divided into flats. c1880, mid-late C20
alterations to attic storey. Built by J.T.Chapell.
Yellow stock bricks, moulded and incised brick dressings,
mansard slate roofs, part bitumen-covered, overhanging eaves
on terracotta brackets, brick stacks with moulded coping.
Plan: terrace, entrance to No.8 (Royal Court) is on the right
return fronting Third Avenue.
4 storeys plus attic over basement, 1:2:1:1:2:1:2:1:2:1 bays,
end bays break forward slightly, each unit with a 3-window
canted bay rising through 3-storeys, the entrance beside it.
3-light attic dormers with volutes flanked by balustraded
parapet, some with inserted dormers above, moulded brick
cornice, mixed fenestration to third floor, mostly French
casements to first and second floors, sash windows without
glazing bars to ground floor. First floor continuous balcony
carried partly on ornamental terracotta brackets, cast-iron
panels forming dado to wooden pilaster loggia with trelliswork
round-arched arcade to No.14, Nos 11-8 with C20 glazed infil;
the balcony carries the cast-iron balustrade to the second
floor. The first floor balcony also rests on Tuscan porches
approached by flights of steps with cast-iron railings. Three
paired porches and one single, that to No.8 is now blocked
with a C20 window, as are the entrances to Nos 14 & 13; the
others have sidelights, fanlights and half-glazed doors with
the original stained glass.
No.8 was the home of Arthur Sassoon who frequently entertained
Edward VII there. Walls and piers: bottle balustrade returned
right to Third Avenue and left to Fourth Avenue.
Listing NGR: TQ2888304413
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