NOS 1-17 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1298646
Date first listed:
10-Sep-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
02-Nov-1992
Statutory Address:
NOS 1-17 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 1-17, PALMEIRA SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NOS 1-17 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 1-17, PALMEIRA SQUARE

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

District:
The City of Brighton and Hove (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 29487 04583

Details

HOVE

TQ2904SW PALMEIRA SQUARE 579-1/22/96 (East side) 10/09/71 Nos.1-17 (Consecutive) and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: PALMEIRA SQUARE Nos.1-30 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of dwellings. 1860-5. Stucco over rubble and brick, some structural cast-iron, hipped slate roofs behind moulded parapet. Italianate style. Terrace forming one of two sides of the square, abutting Adelaide Crescent (qv) to south, No.17 returned to include Nos 68-72 Western Road (qv). 5 storeys over basement, 3-window frontage to each unit separated by quoins or recessed pilasters forming 2:4:5:4:2 bays, all sash windows without glazing bars, some windows with blind boxes. Attic storey with 3 small round or square-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 set between columns as windbreaks, held in place by wrought-iron supports. Entrances via short flight 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 shafts 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; 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. (Photograph in N.M.R.)

Listing NGR: TQ2948704583

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
365601
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: 01 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/12746/21
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