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5 and 6, West Ascent

A Grade II Listed Building in Hastings, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8513 / 50°51'4"N

Longitude: 0.5534 / 0°33'12"E

OS Eastings: 579830

OS Northings: 108861

OS Grid: TQ798088

Mapcode National: GBR PX9.GQV

Mapcode Global: FRA D61V.9F2

Entry Name: 5 and 6, West Ascent

Listing Date: 14 September 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1353241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 294130

Location: Hastings, East Sussex, TN38

County: East Sussex

District: Hastings

Town: Hastings

Electoral Ward/Division: Central St Leonards

Built-Up Area: Hastings

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: St Leonards-on-Sea St Leonard and St Ethelburga

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

St Leonards
Nos 5 and 6
TQ 7908 NE 10/199A
Circa 1830 by James Burton. These 2 houses are part of the original lay-out of
St Leonards by James Burton. They are a pair built as one composition and with
No 4 adjoining are all that remains of this small terrace since Nos 1 and 2 and
part of No 3 were demolished by a bomb during war. 3 storeys and semi-basement
with area. 1:3:1 windows. Stuccoed. Cornice above 1st floor. Cornice and parapet
above 2nd floor. Square bay windows to ground floor and basement. The lst floor
windows above these are in moulded architraves. Between the latter are 3 narrow
round-headed windows the centre one blind all with semi-circular tympana. Ditto
on the 2nd floor except that the outer windows are not in architraves but in reveals.
Sashes, the glazing bars missing. Joint porch with rusticated pilasters and elliptical
arch, projecting cornice and parapet, and semi-circular traceried fanlights, and
cast iron hand-rail up steps. Stuccoed balustrade to areas.

Nos 4 to 6 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7983308864

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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