The Montpelier Inn And Attached Railings
- 31 Mar 2001
- The Montpelier Inn And Attached Railings, Montpelier Place, 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 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
© Mrs Chris Dawson. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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