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Latitude: 50.8331 / 50°49'59"N
Longitude: -0.1653 / 0°9'55"W
OS Eastings: 529295
OS Northings: 105331
OS Grid: TQ292053
Mapcode National: GBR JNX.M1Q
Mapcode Global: FRA B6JW.Z95
Entry Name: Nos 2-36 and Attached Railings and Walls
Listing Date: 2 November 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205345
English Heritage Legacy ID: 365516
Location: Brighton and Hove, BN3
County: 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
TQ2905SW CROMWELL ROAD
579-1/15/38 Nos.2-36 (Consecutive)
and attached railings and walls
Includes: No.76 THE DRIVE.
Dwellings comprising 2 terraces and 6 semi-detached villas.
1880-83, minor alterations particularly to dormer windows
mid-late C20. Built by William Willett.
Yellow stock bricks, lavish use of moulded and incised bricks
for cornices, aprons, string courses and lintels, rendered
basements, hipped concrete and slate roofs, some bitumen
covered, tall stacks with ornamental coping.
Plan: single fronted houses in terrace, double fronted villas;
the group divided in the middle by The Drive.
3 storeys plus attic over basement, full-height canted bays,
segmental-headed window openings, sash windows without glazing
bars, cills carried on shaped brackets, round-arch head
openings on rusticated piers with foliate capitals, 6-panel
doors with fanlights and sidelights. Blind boxes survive to
many windows and most door surrounds have the original
coloured glass. Nos 1-12 (terrace) all with altered attic
storeys, No.12 with contemporary cast-iron balconies inserted
at first floor level late C20 with French casement windows.
Nos 13-24 form 6 pairs of semi-detached villas; the pair Nos
17-18, the latter is larger that others with a 3-bay stepped
back return and evidence of contemporary painted glass in
windows; Nos 19-20, the former is known as No.76 The Drive and
has a large penthouse addition, 2-and-a-half-bay frontage
returned onto Cromwell Road, original dormer surviving. Nos 23
& 24 have one original dormer. The terrace Nos 25-36 has
original dormers at Nos 30, 31, 32.
Solid brick walls with moulded coping returned from entrances
along street frontage with gatepiers.
A fine group of Willett buildings.
Listing NGR: TQ2929505331
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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