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Latitude: 50.8178 / 50°49'4"N
Longitude: -0.1189 / 0°7'8"W
OS Eastings: 532606
OS Northings: 103713
OS Grid: TQ326037
Mapcode National: GBR KQH.LRD
Mapcode Global: FRA B6MX.ZDW
Entry Name: The Hanbury Arms Public House the Sassoon Mausoleum
Listing Date: 13 October 1952
Last Amended: 26 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1380706
English Heritage Legacy ID: 481030
Location: Brighton and Hove, BN2
County: The City of Brighton and Hove
Electoral Ward/Division: East Brighton
Built-Up Area: Brighton and Hove
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: Brighton St George with St Anne and St Mark
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
TQ3203NE PASTON PLACE
577-1/49/660 (East side)
13/10/52 The Sassoon Mausoleum
(Formerly Listed as:
The Bombay Arms Public House)
Includes: No.83 The Hanbury Arms Public House ST GEORGE'S
Mausoleum for Sir Albert Sassoon, now public house. 1892.
Stucco. Tent roof of copper. Square in plan with wing to
EXTERIOR: single storey over basement. In imitation of Nash's
Mughal-inspired design of the Royal Pavilion (qv). Elevation
to Saint George's Road is blank, except for a pilaster with
shallow trilobed-arched recess at party wall and at corner.
Cable cornice and lotus parapet continuous. On Paston Place
elevation, piers with a pair of thick pilasters with
trilobed-arched recesses. Flat-arched entrance to right set in
aedicule formed by projecting section of wall and topped by a
trilobed-arch, variously moulded; machicolated parapet above
entrance. To the right of the entrance a lower range
containing a second entrance with cornice and parapet to match
main elevations. Roof circular in plan, supported on a low
panelled drum; metal sheets with rib rolls terminates in
acanthus-leaf and urn finial similar to those found on the
Pavilion. The listing includes the 3-storey, 3-window range
terraced house of irregular plan to the east, which is now the
HISTORICAL NOTE: Sir Albert lived at No.1 Eastern Terrace
(qv), and was buried here in 1896; his son, Sir Edward, was
interred in 1912. Their remains were removed in 1933 by Sir
Philip, who sold the structure. It served as an air raid
shelter during the war, and became part of the adjacent public
house in 1953.
(Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-: 166B).
Listing NGR: TQ3260603713
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