The Montpelier Inn And Attached Railings

31 Mar 2001
The Montpelier Inn And Attached Railings, Montpelier Place, Brighton, Brighton And Hove, East Sussex
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TQ3004NW MONTPELIER PLACE 577-1/31/534 (South side) 20/08/71 The Montpelier Inn and attached railings


Terraced houses, now a public house, though it is possible that the western, double-fronted part was built as a public house. c1830. Stucco scored as ashlar on the eastern part, the rest roughcast enclosed in panels of smooth stucco, roof obscured by parapet. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over basement, 6-window range to Montpelier Place, one-window range to Borough Street. There are three 3-storey segmental bays to Montpelier Place, perhaps originally to 3 houses, or to one house on the east and a double-fronted house or public house on the west. Principal entrance between 2 western bays, in a wooden, single-storey segmental bay, flat-arched, with panelled pilasters and sidelights flanking moulded and panelled double doors, and deep mutule cornice. Easternmost part has a subsidiary entrance and altered ground floor probably of late C20 date.

Otherwise, 3-storey segmental bays with 2 flat-arched windows to each floor and 6/6 sashes of original design; there is a broad panel of smooth stucco between the central and western bays at first-floor level; cornice and blocking course. The elevation in Borough Street has flat-arched windows to all floors towards the south of this elevation, the ground-floor window having gilded and engraved glass of c1900; stucco frame at first-floor level, now blank. Cornice piers flank the area with low walls between and cast-iron railings with spearhead finials to the outer bays. INTERIOR: the interior has a bar-front of late C19 or early C20 date and a Lincrusta ceiling only in the western part; the bar to Borough Street has panelling of inter-war date and a fireplace of mildly Modernist design.

Listing NGR: TQ3015804607


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0563 IOE Records taken by Chris Dawson; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Chris Dawson. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Dawson, Chris

Rights Holder: Dawson, Chris


Cast Iron, Roughcast, Stucco, Georgian Terrace, Victorian Domestic, Multiple Dwelling, Dwelling, Terraced House, Monument (By Form), House, Wall, Barrier, Railings, Public House, Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational