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Numbers 159 and 160 and 161 and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 50.8168 / 50°49'0"N

Longitude: -0.1174 / 0°7'2"W

OS Eastings: 532712

OS Northings: 103600

OS Grid: TQ327036

Mapcode National: GBR KQH.M54

Mapcode Global: FRA B6NY.02P

Entry Name: Numbers 159 and 160 and 161 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 20 August 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482113

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

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Listing Text


577-1/49/475 (North side)
20/08/71 Nos.159, 160 AND 161
and attached railings


Terraced houses. Early C19, added to in mid to late C19.
Stucco. Roofs obscured by parapet.
EXTERIOR: No.159 3 storeys and 2-storey attic over basement,
the rest 3 storeys and attic over basement. 2 windows each;
the return of No.159 to Belgrave Place has a 5-window range.
Up steps to flat-arched entrance on Nos 160 and 161, the
former of C20 and the latter with overlight of mid to late C19
date. Ground floor of each treated as banded, chamfered
rustication topped by cornice band. Tripartite window with
keyed lintel to left of entrances to Nos 160 and 161. All
windows are flat arched with projecting sills. Each unit has a
first-floor balcony, that to No.159 supported by thick
brackets moulded in stucco, to No.161 by cast-iron brackets;
both enclosed by cast-iron railings; balcony to No.160 much
altered. Floor-to-ceiling openings to first floors. Storey
band between first and second floors. Cornice between second
floor and attic, and another between attic and parapet; a
second attic storey added to No.159. Some sashes of original
design: 3 x 6 to second-floor windows of No.161; 8 x 8 to one
basement window of No.161 and to 2 basement windows of No.159.
Return to No.159: entrance in centre-window range is flat
arched with overlight, framed by Tuscan pilasters and
entablature; second entrance to the rear of the return; window
to right of main entrance blocked as are all windows in this
range, except for that in the second attic storey; to the left
of the entrance is a full-height segmental bay with single
window to each floor; first-floor windows in the third- and
5th- ranges have architraves which continue below the sill and
end at the storey band between the ground and first floors;
the spandrels enclosed by this unusual feature are blank;
cast-iron balcony to first-floor window at corner, which is
floor-to-ceiling. Sashes of original design to bay on return:
ground and first floors 6 x 6, attic 3 x 3; above entrance 6 x
6; first floor window at corner 4 x 4. Stacks to party walls.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Railings to stairs and areas.
Nos 155-165 Marine Parade (qv) form a group with Nos 1-17
Belgrave Place (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ3271203600

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

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