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Crown House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Saint Leonards-on-sea, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8509 / 50°51'3"N

Longitude: 0.5525 / 0°33'8"E

OS Eastings: 579769

OS Northings: 108817

OS Grid: TQ797088

Mapcode National: GBR PX9.GJD

Mapcode Global: FRA D61V.H28

Plus Code: 9F22VH22+9X

Entry Name: Crown House

Listing Date: 19 January 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1043436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293992

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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 07/06/2019

TQ 7908 NE

St Leonards on Sea
No 57 (Crown House)

(Formerly listed under THE MARINA, St Leonards)


1828 by James Burton. Renamed Victoria House after Princess Victoria and Duchess of Kent stayed here in 1834-35. Recently restored.

Detached two storey building. Painted stucco. Ground floor: central recessed door and three-light sash windows in slightly recessed segmental headed panels, separated by four wide panelled piers.

First floor: four pairs of coupled, fluted Ionic columns, supporting entablature with wide cornice and parapet with pedimented centre. This first floor colonnade forms a verandah with delicate wrought iron railing in front of central tall sash with cornice and flanking canted bay windows with paired pilasters between. 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: TQ7976908817

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