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Nos 1-17 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8263 / 50°49'34"N

Longitude: -0.1629 / 0°9'46"W

OS Eastings: 529487

OS Northings: 104583

OS Grid: TQ294045

Mapcode National: GBR JP3.1ND

Mapcode Global: FRA B6KX.6DV

Plus Code: 9C2XRRGP+GV

Entry Name: Nos 1-17 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 10 September 1971

Last Amended: 2 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365601

Location: Brighton and Hove, BN3

County: Brighton and Hove

Electoral Ward/Division: Brunswick and Adelaide

Built-Up Area: Brighton and Hove

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Hove St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


HOVE

TQ2904SW PALMEIRA SQUARE
579-1/22/96 (East side)
10/09/71 Nos.1-17 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
PALMEIRA SQUARE
Nos.1-30 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of dwellings. 1860-5. Stucco over rubble and brick,
some structural cast-iron, hipped slate roofs behind moulded
parapet. Italianate style.
Terrace forming one of two sides of the square, abutting
Adelaide Crescent (qv) to south, No.17 returned to include Nos
68-72 Western Road (qv).
5 storeys over basement, 3-window frontage to each unit
separated by quoins or recessed pilasters forming 2:4:5:4:2
bays, all sash windows without glazing bars, some windows with
blind boxes. Attic storey with 3 small round or square-headed
windows resting on moulded cornice, third floor 3
square-headed windows resting on flat string with Vitruvian
scroll decoration, similar larger windows below with pilaster
surrounds carrying entablature, segmental pediment to centre,
first floor canted bay window with balustraded parapet resting
on balcony with cast iron balustrade carried on shaped stone
brackets; ground floor tripartite window with twisted
cast-iron mullions, cast-iron window box guards to some
windows.
Flat-roofed paired Doric porches with balustrading, some with
glass panels set between columns as windbreaks, held in place
by wrought-iron supports. Entrances via short flight of steps,
fanlights, doors with 4 recessed panels and key pattern
decoration, some with inserted lights. Centre of terrace first
and second floor windows built out to form 2-storey loggia
resting on 3-bay colonnade of rusticated shafts including a
single porch. Cast-iron railings returned from entrances along
street frontage.
Built for Sir Isaac Lyons Goldsmid as a continuation of
Adelaide Crescent; the north side of the 'square' is formed by
Palmeira Mansions, Church Road (qv). Sir Isaac held the
Portuguese title of Baron Palmeira, hence the name of the
square. (Photograph in N.M.R.)


Listing NGR: TQ2948704583

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

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