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St Anne's Convent

A Grade II Listed Building in Brighton and Hove, Brighton and Hove

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8277 / 50°49'39"N

Longitude: -0.1555 / 0°9'19"W

OS Eastings: 529998

OS Northings: 104754

OS Grid: TQ299047

Mapcode National: GBR JP3.3HH

Mapcode Global: FRA B6KX.96R

Entry Name: St Anne's Convent

Listing Date: 10 September 1971

Last Amended: 2 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206258

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365581

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: Brighton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


HOVE

TQ2904NE LANSDOWNE ROAD
579-1/19/87 (North side)
10/09/71 St Anne's Convent
(Formerly Listed as:
LANSDOWNE ROAD
St Anne's Childrens Home)

GV II

Villa, now convent. Early C19, enlarged c1900, refenestrated
early-mid C20.
Render over brick, brick additions, hipped slate roof to
original house, clay tiles to additions.
Plan: original square block, entered on the north front, now
entered on the west at the junction with additions to north.
South front: 2 storeys over basement, 3 bays, moulded cornice,
flat string course, moulded surrounds to window openings,
first floor mullioned and transomed wooden casements, ground
floor pivoted upper lights and fixed lower lights, blind boxes
surviving.
West front of 3:2:1:3 bays, end 4 bays right are the original
building, late C19 gabled wooden porch in fourth bay right
approached by flight of steps with solid balustrade returned
as bottle balustrade around south front of property.
Interior partly inspected. Greek Revival style frieze and
capitals to stair hall entrance, cantilever stair with pretty
cast-iron balusters of a stylised wheatsheaf design, coved
ceiling with 3 paterae beyond; the 3 bays of the south front
are now occupied by the chapel (not inspected).
Built as Wick Lodge, the house was surrounded by a verandah on
the south and west fronts as shown on the 1877 OS map; the
additions to north are shown on the 1909 OS map when the
building was then known as St Michael's Hall and was,
according to the street directories, a school for ladies.
Later it became Claremont School, and c1947 became a
children's home in the care of the sisters of the Poor
Servants of the Mother of God; it is now a day centre, with
accommodation for homeless women.


Listing NGR: TQ2999804754

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

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