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55, the Drive

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

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Latitude: 50.8307 / 50°49'50"N

Longitude: -0.1681 / 0°10'5"W

OS Eastings: 529107

OS Northings: 105060

OS Grid: TQ291050

Mapcode National: GBR JNX.SCZ

Mapcode Global: FRA B6JW.Y2H

Entry Name: 55, the Drive

Listing Date: 2 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187586

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365622

Location: Brighton and Hove, BN3

County: The City of Brighton and Hove

Electoral Ward/Division: Goldsmid

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


579-1/15/109 (West side)


Villa now subdivided into flats. 1890-1900. Built by William
Willett. Yellow stock bricks, stone or composition dressings,
hipped concrete tile roofs to canted bays, overhanging eaves
carried on console-shaped brackets to facade, brick stacks
rising as continuous walls on returns with moulded coping.
Plan: double fronted. 2 storeys over basement, 3:1:3 bays,
sash windows without glazing bars in segmental-headed
openings, moulded strings, full-height canted bays flanking
entrance bay, round arched entrance with decorative spandrels,
rusticated piers with garlanded capitals, recessed doorway
with stained glass to fanlights and sidelights, also in the 2
lights inserted in the original 6-panel door; approached by
flight of steps with tessellated pavement. Ornate cast-iron
window box guards survive to ground floor windows. Right
return: 2 tall stairway windows with stained glass.

Listing NGR: TQ2910105060

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

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