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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: 1187581



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: 10-Sep-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Nov-1992

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 365602

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TQ2904SW PALMEIRA SQUARE 579-1/22/97 (West side) 10/09/71 Nos.18-30 (Consecutive) and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: PALMEIRA SQUARE Nos.1-30 (Consecutive))


Terrace of dwellings. 1860-65. Stucco over rubble and brick, some structural cast-iron, hipped slate roofs behind moulded parapet. Italianate style. Terrace forming one of 2 sides of the square, abutting Adelaide Crescent (qv) to south, No.18 returned to abut Nos 73-6 Western Road (qv). 5 storeys over basement, 3-window frontage to each unit separated by quoins or pilasters forming 2:4:5:4:2 bays, all sash windows without glazing bars, some windows with blind boxes. Attic storey with 3 small square or round headed windows resting on moulded cornice, third floor 3 square-headed windows resting on flat string with Vitruvian scroll decoration, similar larger windows below with pilaster surrounds carrying entablature, segmental pediment to centre, first floor canted bay window with balustraded parapet resting on balcony with cast-iron balustrade carried on shaped stone brackets; ground floor tripartite window with twisted cast-iron mullions, cast-iron window box guards to some windows. Flat-roofed paired Doric porches with balustrading, some with glass panels between columns as windbreaks held in place by wrought-iron supports. Entrances via short flights of steps, fanlights, doors with 4 recessed panels and key pattern decoration, some with inserted lights. Centre of terrace first and second floor windows built out to form 2-storey loggia resting on 3-bay colonnade of rusticated columns including a single porch. Cast-iron railings returned from entrances along street frontage. Built for Sir Isaac Lyons Goldsmid as a continuation of Adelaide Crescent (qv), the north side of the 'square' is formed by Palmeira Mansions, Church Road (qv). Sir Isaac held the Portuguese title of Baron Palmeira, hence the name of the square.

Listing NGR: TQ2940504599

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National Grid Reference: TQ 29405 04599


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