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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: 1381747



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: 26-Aug-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482111

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TQ3203NE MARINE PARADE 577-1/49/472 (North side) 13/10/52 Nos.142 AND 143 (Bristol Court) (Formerly Listed as: MARINE PARADE No 142 (Bristol Court), No 143 (Bristol Court Hotel))


Also known as: Nos.5-12 (consec) Bristol Court MARINE PARADE. Hotel. 1835. Designed by William Hallett who was also the proprietor. Converted into flats and public house in 1935. Stucco. Roof of left-hand ranges of slate, the rest obscured by parapet. Left hand of No.142 5 storeys and attic, the rest EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and attic, all over half basements. 12-window range in all, the elevation treated as a series of full-height segmental bays, each of 3-window range. The ground floor originally treated as rustication, which survives on the left-hand bay only. All windows flat arched with architraves; above each first-, second- and third-floor window is a cornice supported on a pair of console brackets. Continuous across all bays is a cornice between the top floor and the attic; cornice to attic; in addition a sill band between second and third floor on all but the left hand bay. The centre attic window in the left hand bay range is blocked; the same unit has first-floor balcony with cast-iron railings supported by cast-iron Tuscan colonnettes and spur of party wall with No.140 Marine Parade (qv). In the late C19 or early C20 a 2-storey porch added to all but the left-hand bay range, the uprights of the glazed ground floor are treated as octagonal colonnettes and supports the first-floor balcony; likewise the second-floor balcony is supported by cast-iron colonnettes, these designed in the Tuscan order and placed on high socles; both porches are enclosed by cast-iron railings. Flat-arched entrance in porch, in front of second bay range, and another under the porch on the return. Some sashes of an original early to mid C19 design on the return: in second- through 4th-window range, first floor to attic, 12 x 12, 8 x 8, 4 x 8 and 4 x 8 respectively. Return steps down to a lower range, which contains a 3-storey segmental bay of 2-window range. INTERIOR: not inspected. Built as the Bristol Court Hotel on land owned by the Marquis of Bristol. Nos 137-143 Marine Parade (qv) form a group with Eastern Terrace (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ3256003665

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32560 03665


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