5 And 6 West Ascent

24 Jun 2000
5 And 6 West Ascent, Hastings, East Sussex, TN38 0BB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5204 St Leonards Nos 5 and 6 TQ 7908 NE 10/199A II GV 2.

Circa 1830 by James Burton. These 2 houses are part of the original lay-out of St Leonards by James Burton. They are a pair built as one composition and with No 4 adjoining are all that remains of this small terrace since Nos 1 and 2 and part of No 3 were demolished by a bomb during war. 3 storeys and semi-basement with area. 1:3:1 windows. Stuccoed. Cornice above 1st floor. Cornice and parapet above 2nd floor. Square bay windows to ground floor and basement. The lst floor windows above these are in moulded architraves. Between the latter are 3 narrow round-headed windows the centre one blind all with semi-circular tympana. Ditto on the 2nd floor except that the outer windows are not in architraves but in reveals.

Sashes, the glazing bars missing. Joint porch with rusticated pilasters and elliptical arch, projecting cornice and parapet, and semi-circular traceried fanlights, and cast iron hand-rail up steps. Stuccoed balustrade to areas.

Nos 4 to 6 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7983308864


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1664 IOE Records taken by Clive Read; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Clive Read. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Read, Clive

Rights Holder: Read, Clive


Stucco, Georgian Terraced House, Victorian Monument (By Form), House, Domestic, Dwelling