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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: 1380445



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: 20-Aug-1971

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 480593

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TQ3104SE DORSET GARDENS 577-1/41/200 (East side) 20/08/71 Nos.12-18 (Consecutive) and attached railings


Terraced houses. Late C18. Stucco, except for No.15 which is faced in cobbles and has painted brick dressings and quoin strips, and No.17 which has painted brick quoin strips. Roof of Nos 12, and 14-18 of tile, of Nos 12A of slate. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and dormer over half basement. All have one-window range except for No.16 which has a 2-window range. Flat-arched entry with overlight filled with original decorative glazing bars at Nos 12A and 14; this framed by pilasters, those to Nos 12A, 14, and 18 are panelled and of the Tuscan order, with brackets springing from capitals to support a porch formed from raking cornices only; Nos 12, 15, have continuous pilaster strips which swell into brackets supporting porches similar to the others. The entrance to No.16 is the most elaborate of the group: round arched with plain archivolts and fanlight of decorative glazing; the framing Tuscan pilasters are panelled; above the capitals spring a pair of broad volute brackets which support a raking cornice porch roof. Beside the entries to Nos 12A and 16 is canted bay with tripartite windows; in No.16 this bay supports a first-floor balcony currently under restoration. Bay to No.17 canted and full height, with tripartite windows. Otherwise all windows to right of entrance on the ground floor are tripartite. Above entrance to No.16 is a single window on the first and second floor each. All windows flat arched except for ground- and first-floor windows of No.15 which are camber arched. Ground floor of No.18 has banded, chamfered rustication and a storey band between the first and second floors. Nos. 12A, 14, and 18 have cornice and parapet, Nos 12 and 17 parapet only, and Nos 15 and 16 blocking course. One flat-arched dormer each. Stacks to party walls. Railings to stairs and areas. Cast-iron flower guards to ground floor windows of Nos 15 and 16. INTERIOR: not inspected. (Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-: 167F).

Listing NGR: TQ3156804118

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Carder, T, Encyclopaedia of Brighton, (1990), 167f

National Grid Reference: TQ 31568 04118


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