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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: 1381714



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: 13-Oct-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482077

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TQ3103NE MARINE PARADE 577-1/47/438 (North side) 13/10/52 No.48 and attached railings


Terraced house. Early C19. Stucco. Roof obscured by parapet. EXTERIOR/PLAN: L-shaped plan, with a 3-storeys, 3-window range elevation on Marine Parade, and a 4-storey, 3-window range elevation just to the south of No.1 Lower Rock Gardens (not included). Marine Parade elevation: round-arched entry with fanlight, flanked by fluted Tuscan colonnettes and sidelights. 2 round-arched windows to the right. Ground floor covered by prostyle porch supported by 4 Tuscan columns and entablature. An arched trellis with spandrels set into each bay of the porch. Above porch is cast-iron railing to first floor balcony. 4 giant pilasters of the Tuscan order rise through the first and second floors; the capitals have fluted blocks at their necks. The entablature frieze contains metopes decorated with a sunburst pattern; boldly scaled cornice and parapet above. The Lower Rock Gardens elevation is most notable for the enclosed ground-floor porch which is decorated with a mixture of a mixture of classical and Gothic features: a plinth of chamfered rustication interrupted by 7 piers on socles; the piers are panelled with blind, pointed arches; the windows between the piers are also pointed and have Gothic-Revival sashes of original design; across the top of the porch a entablature which consists of diagonal fretwork and blind pointed arches; crenellated parapet. INTERIOR: not inspected. Spear-headed railing to area. Grey plaque to the right of Marine Parade entry reads: "Sir Samuel Brown, Designer of Chain Pier, England's First Pleasure Pier, Lived Here 1823".

Listing NGR: TQ3176703868

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31767 03868


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