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Crown House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hastings, 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

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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Listing Text

St Leonards
No 57
(Crown House)
TQ 7908 NE 10/196 19.1.51.
1828 by James Burton. Renamed Victoria House after Princess Victoria and Duchess
of Kent stayed here in 1834-35. Recently restored. Detached 2-storey building.
Painted stucco. Ground floor: central recessed door and 3-light sash windows in
slightly recessed segmental headed panels, seperated by 4 wide panelled piers.
1st floor: 4 pairs of coupled, fluted Ionic columns, supporting entablature with
wide cornice and parapet with pedimented centre. This 1st 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

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

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