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Nos 1-19 and Attached Walls and Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8241 / 50°49'26"N

Longitude: -0.1631 / 0°9'47"W

OS Eastings: 529473

OS Northings: 104340

OS Grid: TQ294043

Mapcode National: GBR JP3.7KV

Mapcode Global: FRA B6KX.D8B

Entry Name: Nos 1-19 and Attached Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Last Amended: 2 November 1992

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365478

Location: Brighton and Hove, BN3

County: The City of 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 ADELAIDE CRESCENT
579-1/22/1 (East side)
24/03/50 Nos.1-19 (Consecutive)
and attached walls and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ADELAIDE CRESCENT
Nos.1-38 (Consecutive))

GV II*

Terrace forming one of two sides of Crescent.
Designed 1830 as a crescent and Nos 1-10 built 1830-40 as
designed by Decimus Burton, remainder built to a different
ground plan in a simplified design 1850-60 for the same
developer, Isaac Lyon Goldsmid.
Stucco over brick, moulded cornices and strings, rusticated
ground floors, slate roofs.
Cyma curve in plan on sloping site, returned to south with Nos
1-3, No.19 abutting Nos 1-17 Palmeira Square (qv).
Five storeys over basement Nos 19-14, then 4 storeys and 3
storeys with attic, 3-window frontages, square-headed windows
except on ground floor where round-headed, generally sash
windows without glazing bars and French casements to first
floor windows, many blind boxes surviving, continuous
cast-iron balconies, individual balustraded balconies Nos 1-6,
fanlights and sidelights with half-glazed doors. Unlike Nos
20-38 (qv) opposite, there are no porches.
The finest part of the range are the south-facing Nos 1-3;
3-storey plus attic with 4-storey central block, 3:5:3 bays,
centre distinguished by pediment and frieze, balustraded
parapet and heavily moulded, bracketed eaves cornice to outer
bays, attic windows between the brackets, moulded surrounds to
windows, pediments to second, sixth and tenth first floor
windows, others straight entablature carried on console
brackets, individual balustraded balconies, arch-head ground
floor windows with continuous entablature, central entrance
with coved canopy, other entrances in third bays left and
right, panelled doors.
Cast-iron railings returned from entrances along street
frontage with gates to areas.
(Dale A: Fashionable Brighton 1820-1860: 1947-).


Listing NGR: TQ2947304340

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

Description


HOVE

TQ2904SW ADELAIDE CRESCENT
579-1/22/1 (East side)
24/03/50 Nos.1-19 (Consecutive)
and attached walls and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ADELAIDE CRESCENT
Nos.1-38 (Consecutive))

GV II*

Terrace forming one of two sides of Crescent.
Designed 1830 as a crescent and Nos 1-10 built 1830-40 as
designed by Decimus Burton, remainder built to a different
ground plan in a simplified design 1850-60 for the same
developer, Isaac Lyon Goldsmid.
Stucco over brick, moulded cornices and strings, rusticated
ground floors, slate roofs.
Cyma curve in plan on sloping site, returned to south with Nos
1-3, No.19 abutting Nos 1-17 Palmeira Square (qv).
Five storeys over basement Nos 19-14, then 4 storeys and 3
storeys with attic, 3-window frontages, square-headed windows
except on ground floor where round-headed, generally sash
windows without glazing bars and French casements to first
floor windows, many blind boxes surviving, continuous
cast-iron balconies, individual balustraded balconies Nos 1-6,
fanlights and sidelights with half-glazed doors. Unlike Nos
20-38 (qv) opposite, there are no porches.
The finest part of the range are the south-facing Nos 1-3;
3-storey plus attic with 4-storey central block, 3:5:3 bays,
centre distinguished by pediment and frieze, balustraded
parapet and heavily moulded, bracketed eaves cornice to outer
bays, attic windows between the brackets, moulded surrounds to
windows, pediments to second, sixth and tenth first floor
windows, others straight entablature carried on console
brackets, individual balustraded balconies, arch-head ground
floor windows with continuous entablature, central entrance
with coved canopy, other entrances in third bays left and
right, panelled doors.
Cast-iron railings returned from entrances along street
frontage with gates to areas.
(Dale A: Fashionable Brighton 1820-1860: 1947-).


Listing NGR: TQ2947304340

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