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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1187568



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


District: The City of Brighton and Hove

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1992

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 365569

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TQ2804SE KINGSWAY 579-1/21/70 (North side) (Consecutive) Nos 8-14 (Consecutive) King's Gardens (terrace)


Terrace of houses, now divided into flats. c1880, mid-late C20 alterations to attic storey. Built by J.T.Chapell. Yellow stock bricks, moulded and incised brick dressings, mansard slate roofs, part bitumen-covered, overhanging eaves on terracotta brackets, brick stacks with moulded coping. Plan: terrace, entrance to No.8 (Royal Court) is on the right return fronting Third Avenue. 4 storeys plus attic over basement, 1:2:1:1:2:1:2:1:2:1 bays, end bays break forward slightly, each unit with a 3-window canted bay rising through 3-storeys, the entrance beside it. 3-light attic dormers with volutes flanked by balustraded parapet, some with inserted dormers above, moulded brick cornice, mixed fenestration to third floor, mostly French casements to first and second floors, sash windows without glazing bars to ground floor. First floor continuous balcony carried partly on ornamental terracotta brackets, cast-iron panels forming dado to wooden pilaster loggia with trelliswork round-arched arcade to No.14, Nos 11-8 with C20 glazed infil; the balcony carries the cast-iron balustrade to the second floor. The first floor balcony also rests on Tuscan porches approached by flights of steps with cast-iron railings. Three paired porches and one single, that to No.8 is now blocked with a C20 window, as are the entrances to Nos 14 & 13; the others have sidelights, fanlights and half-glazed doors with the original stained glass. No.8 was the home of Arthur Sassoon who frequently entertained Edward VII there. Walls and piers: bottle balustrade returned right to Third Avenue and left to Fourth Avenue.

Listing NGR: TQ2886404429

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28864 04429


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