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Statutory Address:

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

Southend-on-Sea (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 88287 85182


ROYAL TERRACE 1. 5219 Nos 3 to 15 (consec) TQ 8885 7/50 23.11.51. II GV 2. Built in 1791 as part of a project to develop the south end of Prittlewell parish as a seaside resort. In 1803 Princess Caroline of Wales stayed at Nos 7 and 8 and in 1804 the terrace was renamed Royal Terrace. Nos 1 and 2 now form part of Royal Hotel. It is a terrace of yellow brick houses with stuccoed ground storeys and a parapet and modillion cornice. Nos 4 and 5 and 10 and 11 are faced in stucco. Altered in the C19. 3 storeys and attics. Nos 3 to 6 (consec) have 12 window range, Nos 7 and 8 have 4 window range with stucco pilasters through the upper 2 storeys and Nos 9 to 14 (consec) have 18 window range. No 15 has 3 window range, altered in the C20, with a C20 attic storey. The windows are mainly double-hung sashes, some with glazing bars, some are casements. In the C19 ornamental cast iron covered balconies were added to the 1st storey, supported on slender cast iron pillars, those to No 14 are twisted. There are 6-panel doors with semi-circular fanlights with radial glazing bars and fluted architraves. Nos 7 and 8 have Doric engaged columns with open dentilled pediments and Nos 9, 12 and 14 have rusticated surrounds to the doorways. The centre part, Nos 7 and 8, has a slate mansard roof with 2 semi-circular dormer windows. Nos 3 to 15 (consec) form a group with Royal Hotel, High Street.

Listing NGR: TQ8828785182


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

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Date: 13 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00839/16
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