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8-14 King's Gardens (Terrace)

A Grade II Listed Building in Hove, Brighton and Hove

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Latitude: 50.8249 / 50°49'29"N

Longitude: -0.1715 / 0°10'17"W

OS Eastings: 528883

OS Northings: 104413

OS Grid: TQ288044

Mapcode National: GBR JP2.CF6

Mapcode Global: FRA B6JX.H09

Plus Code: 9C2XRRFH+XC

Entry Name: 8-14 King's Gardens (Terrace)

Listing Date: 2 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365569

Location: Brighton and Hove, BN3

County: 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 All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text



(North side)
Nos 8-14 (Consecutive) King's
Gardens (terrace)


Terrace of houses, now divided into flats. c1880, mid-late C20
alterations to attic storey. Built by J.T.Chapell.
Yellow stock bricks, moulded and incised brick dressings,
mansard slate roofs, part bitumen-covered, overhanging eaves
on terracotta brackets, brick stacks with moulded coping.
Plan: terrace, entrance to No.8 (Royal Court) is on the right
return fronting Third Avenue.
4 storeys plus attic over basement, 1:2:1:1:2:1:2:1:2:1 bays,
end bays break forward slightly, each unit with a 3-window
canted bay rising through 3-storeys, the entrance beside it.
3-light attic dormers with volutes flanked by balustraded
parapet, some with inserted dormers above, moulded brick
cornice, mixed fenestration to third floor, mostly French
casements to first and second floors, sash windows without
glazing bars to ground floor. First floor continuous balcony
carried partly on ornamental terracotta brackets, cast-iron
panels forming dado to wooden pilaster loggia with trelliswork
round-arched arcade to No.14, Nos 11-8 with C20 glazed infil;
the balcony carries the cast-iron balustrade to the second
floor. The first floor balcony also rests on Tuscan porches
approached by flights of steps with cast-iron railings. Three
paired porches and one single, that to No.8 is now blocked
with a C20 window, as are the entrances to Nos 14 & 13; the
others have sidelights, fanlights and half-glazed doors with
the original stained glass.
No.8 was the home of Arthur Sassoon who frequently entertained
Edward VII there. Walls and piers: bottle balustrade returned
right to Third Avenue and left to Fourth Avenue.

Listing NGR: TQ2888304413

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