ROCHESTER MANSIONS, PALMEIRA MANSIONS AND PALMEIRA AVENUE MANSIONS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1187548
Date first listed:
04-Feb-1981
Date of most recent amendment:
02-Nov-1992
Statutory Address:
Statutory Address:
PALMEIRA AVENUE MANSIONS, 17-19, CHURCH ROAD
Statutory Address:
PALMEIRA MANSIONS, 9-15, CHURCH ROAD
Statutory Address:
ROCHESTER MANSIONS, 7, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
Statutory Address:
PALMEIRA AVENUE MANSIONS, 17-19, CHURCH ROAD
Statutory Address:
PALMEIRA MANSIONS, 9-15, CHURCH ROAD
Statutory Address:
ROCHESTER MANSIONS, 7, CHURCH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
The City of Brighton and Hove (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ2949504650

Details

HOVE

TQ2904NW 579-1/18/28 04/02/81

CHURCH ROAD (North side) Nos.7-19 (Odd) Rochester Mansions (7), Palmeira Mansions (9-15) and Palmeira Ave Mans. (17-19) (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH ROAD No.7 Rochester Mansions) (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH ROAD Nos.9-15 AND 25-31 (Odd) Palmeira Mansions) (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH ROAD Nos.17-23 (Odd) Palmeira Avenue Mansions)

GV II

Terrace of dwellings, now flats and offices. 1883-4, mid-late C20 additions to attic storey. Architect H.J.Lanchester, builder Jabez Reynolds Senior. Italianate style. Exposed cement render over brick Nos 7-11, Nos 13-19 painted, shallow pitch slate roofs. Terrace: entrance to No.19 on left return in Palmeira Avenue, entrance to No.7 on right return in Rochester Gardens. 4 storeys plus attic over basement, central 2-tier gable front, 3-window frontage to each unit. Outer bays canted with entrances on returns, each 3-window frontage breaks forward slightly, linked by string courses. Sash windows without glazing bars, C20 fenestration to attic storey, apart from gable front, some blind boxes surviving; inserted dormers in attic. Central 2-tier gabled centrepiece surmounted by segmental pediment with heraldic achievement in tympanum (presumed to be that of Sir Isaac Goldsmid, Baron Palmeira) set above round-headed opening, 3 round-headed windows below flanked by aedicules resting on heavy moulded eaves cornice carried on paired shaped brackets with ornamental frieze, camber-headed windows in square-headed openings to third floor, second floor square-headed windows each with entablature carried on console brackets, scroll pediment centre, cills resting on shaped brackets. First floor round-headed windows linked by continuous entablature with keystones, pediment to central window, continuous cast-iron balustrade carried on rendered console brackets, rusticated ground floor; flat-roofed Doric porches with rusticated columns, half-glazed doors with ornamental grills and fanlights.

Listing NGR: TQ2949504650

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
365506
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/16063/32
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