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English Language Centre

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

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Latitude: 50.8257 / 50°49'32"N

Longitude: -0.171 / 0°10'15"W

OS Eastings: 528916

OS Northings: 104503

OS Grid: TQ289045

Mapcode National: GBR JP2.5LD

Mapcode Global: FRA B6JX.97N

Entry Name: English Language Centre

Listing Date: 2 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365641

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 All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


579-1/21/124 (West side)
English Language Centre


Villa, now language school. Early 1880s, dormers rebuilt mid
C20. Yellow bricks with moulded brick enrichments, some
sandstone dressings, hipped slate roof. Double fronted with
entrance range adjoining to left (south). 3 storeys over
basement plus attic, 1:3:1:3 bays, two full-height canted bays
linked by 2-storey cast-iron balcony, entrance set back first
left, sash windows without glazing bars except for 3
flat-roofed dormers and French casements windows centre to
3-bay round-arched cast-iron balcony with enriched spandrels.
Left return (south): 2-tier stone aedicule framing 2 windows,
much eroded at time of survey. Entrance set back in
flat-roofed enclosed porch with balustrade approached along
south side by tessellated pavement and flight of 6 marble
steps, round-arch opening with enriched spandrels, paired
console brackets hung with garlands above foliate capitals
carried on rusticated shafts, similar to porch of No 2 (qv).
Interior part inspected: turned baluster stair, semi-rococo
style panelling to front room left with scroll heads to

Listing NGR: TQ2891604503

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