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Ralli Memorial Hall, Walls and Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8346 / 50°50'4"N

Longitude: -0.1699 / 0°10'11"W

OS Eastings: 528968

OS Northings: 105488

OS Grid: TQ289054

Mapcode National: GBR JNW.RVD

Mapcode Global: FRA B6JW.PM7

Entry Name: Ralli Memorial Hall, Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 2 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365517

Location: Brighton and Hove, BN3

County: The City of 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

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Listing Text

TQ2805SE
579-1/14/39

HOVE
DENMARK VILLAS
(West side)
Ralli Memorial Hall, walls and
railings

GV
II

Community centre. Dated 1913. Architects Read and Macdonald of
London for Mrs Stephen Ralli, builders Chapman, Lowry and
Puttock. Wrenaissance style.
Red brick laid in English bond, hipped clay tile roof with
upswept eaves and strongly moulded wooden dentil cornice,
brick stacks. L-plan fronting Denmark Villas with long return
of the assembly hall onto Station Approach.
2 storeys over basement 1:3:1 bays, end bays project forward
with pilaster quoins and drops in place of capitals under
hipped roofs with shallow pediments to oriels bays carried on
shaped brackets, all mullion and transom windows with leaded
lights, central oriel gives access to balcony over hexagonal
porch, flanked by mullion and transom casements and garlands
enclosing the date AD 1913; ground floor with segmental headed
casements below oriels, Ionic porch projecting for 3 bays and
recessed for 3 bays with 3 pairs of 12-light double doors with
shaped heads, approached by a shallow flight of 3 steps. There
is an ornamental cartouche in the centre of the solid parapet
to balcony. Ornamental hoppers to square section down pipes.
North return of 2:1:6:2 bays, dentil moulded cornice returned
around head of bulls-eye window over entrance in third bay
left, 6-light mullion and transom windows to buttressed hall,
plaque in central bay inscribed "This stone was laid by
Stephen Andrew Ralli grandson of Stephen Ralli in memory of
whom this all was erected by his wife 14 April 1913".
Brick piers with moulded plinths and coping carrying ball
finials to inner bays returned south and north to entrance on
Station Road Approach, continued along the north elevation;
wrought-iron railings set in dwarf wall.
A fine composition.


Listing NGR: TQ2896805488

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