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The De La Warr Pavilion

A Grade I Listed Building in Rother, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8375 / 50°50'15"N

Longitude: 0.4714 / 0°28'17"E

OS Eastings: 574114

OS Northings: 107134

OS Grid: TQ741071

Mapcode National: GBR PXD.D04

Mapcode Global: FRA C6WW.FHQ

Entry Name: The De La Warr Pavilion

Listing Date: 28 January 1971

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352840

English Heritage Legacy ID: 292006

Location: Rother, East Sussex, TN40

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

Town: Rother

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bexhill

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Bexhill St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/09/2016

TQ 70 NW 5/71

The De La Warr Pavilion


Built in 1936. Architects Mendelsohn and Chermayeff, and engineer Felix Samuely. It was on Samuely's advice that the design was changed from a concrete frame to become the first public welded-steel building in Britain. Large building in 2 sections with 2-storeyed east wing and assembly hall to the west. Rendered walls with parapet to flat roof. East wing fully glazed on south side with cantilevered iron-railed balconies continued round the projecting bow at the junction of the assembly hall, which has largely plain elevations without windows. Rear has strip windows and continuous glazing to ground storey of hall. West end has 2 large staircase windows flanking higher centre. Large cantilevered bar window above central entrance on north side. Ground storey piers to south elevation now faced with ceramic tiles.

Listing NGR: TQ7411407134

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