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