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Numbers 163 and 164 and 165 and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 50.8167 / 50°49'0"N

Longitude: -0.1171 / 0°7'1"W

OS Eastings: 532738

OS Northings: 103592

OS Grid: TQ327035

Mapcode National: GBR KQH.M7B

Mapcode Global: FRA B6NY.073

Entry Name: Numbers 163 and 164 and 165 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 20 August 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482115

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


577-1/49/477 (North side)
20/08/71 Nos.163, 164 AND 165
and attached railings


Terraced houses, subdivided into flats. c1840. Stucco. Roofs
to Nos 163 and 164 of slate, to No.165 obscured by parapet.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic over half basement, all with 2
dormers each. The entire block treated as a single
composition, with a central bay of 3-window range projecting
beyond the side bays; the centre range topped by a pediment.
Quoin strips from first floor to entablature over attic mark
the division of bays, the party wall and the corner. The
ground floor treated as a base of chamfered rustication.
First-floor balcony enclosed by cast-iron railings continuous
across whole block; cast-iron brackets gone from No.163, which
is the most altered of the group; each first-floor French door
has a pediment supported by a pair of console brackets. Storey
bands between first and second floors and between second floor
and attic; entablature across top of block. All windows flat
arched with projecting sills; each attic window has a floating
cornice. Up steps to flat-arched entrance to No.163 at left
party wall, much altered. To right a single-storey, canted bay
added in late C19 or early C20. Entrance to No.165 on return
in 4th-window range set in blank section of wall which,
elsewhere, is treated as banded, chamfered rustication;
rectangular panels to either side of door. Quoin strips at
corner above first floor and at rear. Storey bands separate
each floor. First-floor French doors treated as on main
elevation, the floating cornice of that near the corner is
wider than the window lintel. First-floor window in 4th range
is tripartite topped by cornice and parapet bearing a plaque
over the centre. The only sashes of original design, 4 x 8, in
basement under canted bay in main elevation. Stacks to rear
and party walls.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Railings to stairs and continuous area.

Listing NGR: TQ3273803592

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

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