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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: 1380474



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: 19-Oct-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 480663

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TQ3104SW EAST STREET 577-1/64/230 (West side) 19/10/94 No.42 Hannington's Department Store


Department store. c1866. By Henry Jarvis. Painted brick in Flemish bond. Roof parapeted. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys over basement. 4-window range. High Victorian Gothic style. Flat-arched windows to the first and second floors, each is set into a round-arched aedicule niche and placed well back from the front wall. On the first floor this niche is set under a plain Gothic aedicule with a gabled tympanum; the window heads are connected by a springing band. On the second floor, there is a sill band; the window-niche heads have architraves with hood mouldings above; between the window lintel, which is chamfered with ogee stops, and the round head of the niche is a blind roundel. The rebated jambs to the second-floor windows have an attached column with a capital cast in naturalistic forms. There is a sill band to the third-floor windows which are segmental arched, each set under an aedicule consisting of a Gothic gable supported by a pair of corbels. These aedicules intersect with the entablature's bracketed cornice. The main features of the elevation are repeated in the first bay of the right return, which is partly obscured by the first-floor bridge, constructed in 1989, spanning the north end of Market Street. At rear of return are flat-arched windows grouped into shallow round-arched arcades; the entablature breaks out over the centre to form a shallow pediment filled with a blind roundel. INTERIOR: cast-iron columns on ground floor stand on broached socles; the upper 2 thirds of each shaft is diapered; the capitals are formed from stylised acanthus leaves supporting an octagonal impost block. This listing does not include any other part of the Hannington's complex. HISTORICAL NOTE: Hannington's began in premises in North Street in 1808, selling textiles and hosiery. In 1814 came the first of a series of enlargements, which have continued into this century. Hannington's Corner was acquired in 1924. Purchases in 1960 and 1974 have given the store continuous frontage in North Street and East Street. Plans by the architect Henry Jarvis are held in the Borough's Plans Registry Office and are dated January 1866. (Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-: 112).

Listing NGR: TQ3117404109

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Carder, T, Encyclopaedia of Brighton, (1990), 112

National Grid Reference: TQ 31174 04109


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