Number 90 And Attached Walls And Gate Piers
- 31 Mar 2001
- Number 90 And Attached Walls And Gate Piers, 90 Montpelier Road, Brighton, Brighton And Hove, East Sussex
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TQ3004NW MONTPELIER ROAD 577-1/31/543 (East side) 20/08/71 No.90 and attached walls and gate piers
Single house, but linked to No.91 (qv). c1840. Stucco, roof of slate. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys over basement with dormers, 4-window range, the main part of the house double-fronted with a shallow, 2-storey segmental bay either side of entrance. Basement and ground floor decorated with chamfered rustication; quoins to main front, vermiculated at ground-floor level. Steps up to segmental-arched entrance framed by an elaborate, elliptical-arched iron porch with slim columns, foliage capitals, arabesques to spandrels, stained glass in the tympanum and sides, and scrolling cresting; separate wrought-iron gates within porch; panelled door framed by wooden doorcase consisting of pilasters and entablature, with scrolling ironwork in the tympanum above, and leaf and bud motifs modelled in plaster to the wall above that. The porch and all the entrance details, apart possibly from the segmental arch, appear to date from the late C19. All windows to main front flat-arched and tripartite with fluted pilasters to mullions; storey band between ground and first floor, lintel band to first-floor; coved eaves; bay of one-window range to south with side passage entrance and 2 windows over with moulded stucco architraves, the lower blank; return to Montpelier Terrace of 2-window range, the windows with moulded stucco architraves; 2-storey addition to the east; dormers to hipped roof; side stacks, those to the north having tall castellated and ornamented pots. INTERIOR: not inspected. 5 square, stuccoed, corniced and panelled piers to front garden, those flanking the entrance with egg-and-dart mouldings; low corniced wall between.
Listing NGR: TQ3026104573
© Mrs Chris Dawson. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Dawson, Chris
Rights Holder: Dawson, Chris