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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: 1381771



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: 26-Aug-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482135

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TQ3104SW MARLBOROUGH PLACE 577-1/40/496 (West side) Nos.20, 21 AND 22


Building society premises. 1933. By John Leopold Denman for the Citizens Permanent Building Society. Red brick laid in stretcher bond with Portland stone dressings, roof of pantiles. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic, 5-window range and symmetrical. Entrances in the outer bays, with 3 round-arched windows between, the whole front faced in stone up to the springing. The flat-arched entrances are in shallow porches with canted sides, panelled architrave, mould springing band, ribbed blocking course and a keystone decorated with the emblem of the building society. The windows are set in a concave-chamfered architrave of stone decorated at the springing and above with panels showing the building trades, carved in relief by Joseph Cribb; original metal glazing bars in the form of a central window brought forward as a small canted bay with sidelights and radiating glazing bars above. Deeper windows, probably to a staircase, in the outer bays of first floor, with architraves and pediment on consoles,the glazing in the form of a recessed canted bay with concave sides; 3 inner windows simple flat-arched sashes with frames brought out almost flush with the wall; the second-floor windows are of the same type with a sill band of recessed upright brickwork and plan panels of projecting brickwork between; original rainwater goods; clock in an ornate and bracketed wooden case centrally over first floor windows; stone cornice; brick parapet with stone coping swept up at ends to fluted urns; 3 hipped dormers in mansard roof; side and ridge stacks. INTERIOR: not inspected. (Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-).

Listing NGR: TQ3131704482

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TQ 31317 04482


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