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Albemarle Mansions including piers and walls returned along road frontage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hove, The City of Brighton and Hove

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8249 / 50°49'29"N

Longitude: -0.1751 / 0°10'30"W

OS Eastings: 528629

OS Northings: 104400

OS Grid: TQ286044

Mapcode National: GBR JP2.BJH

Mapcode Global: FRA B6JX.FLZ

Plus Code: 9C2XRRFF+WX

Entry Name: Albemarle Mansions including piers and walls returned along road frontage

Listing Date: 2 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365558

Location: Brighton and Hove, BN3

County: The City of Brighton and Hove

Electoral Ward/Division: Central Hove

Built-Up Area: Brighton and Hove

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Hove St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Description

TQ2804SE
579-1/21/62

HOVE
KINGSWAY (south side)
Nos 1-3 (Cons) Albemarle Mansions including piers and walls returned along road frontage

GV
II
Block of apartments. c1870. Render over brick, roofs concealed behind parapet. L-plan: abutting Victoria Terrace (qv) west, returned to Medina Terrace (qv) to south, entrance on north elevation. Three storeys plus basement, north front: 3:2 bays, full-height canted bay left, sash windows without glazing bars; pierced parapet similar to that of Medina Terrace (qv), dentil moulded cornice, moulded string, first floor window round-headed with pediments to second, fourth and fifth bays, ground floor with large keystone to camber-headed window openings; flat roofed porch with C20 wrought-iron balustrade occupying first and second bays right, arched opening carried on piers with three bay loggia on left return, subsequently infilled, fanlight and panelled door. Two identical statues of a knight, about one metre high, have been added to the loggia.

Left return: east front, 1:3:3 bays with two full-height canted bays, rusticated ground floor. Cast-iron window box guards on cills of ground floor windows. Very similar to the facade of Medina Terrace (qv) abutting to south, but one storey lower.

Walls and piers: a continuation of those fronting Medina Terrace (qv) and returned to entrance of Albemarle Mansions. Rendered brick and terracotta. Rusticated piers with shallow pyramid caps, wall with moulded coping and balustrade of interlocking circles.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TQ2862904400

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