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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.

Name: PALMEIRA AVENUE MANSIONS PALMEIRA MANSIONS ROCHESTER MANSIONS

List entry Number: 1187548

Location

7-19, CHURCH ROAD
PALMEIRA AVENUE MANSIONS, 17-19, CHURCH ROAD
PALMEIRA MANSIONS, 9-15, CHURCH ROAD
ROCHESTER MANSIONS, 7, CHURCH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
The City of Brighton and HoveUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Nov-1992

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 365506

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History

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Details

HOVE

TQ2904NW CHURCH ROAD 579-1/18/28 (North side) 04/02/81 Nos.7-19 (Odd) Rochester Mansions (7), Palmeira Mansions (9-15) and Palmeira Ave Mans. (17-19) (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH ROAD No.7 Rochester Mansions) (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH ROAD Nos.9-15 AND 25-31 (Odd) Palmeira Mansions) (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH ROAD Nos.17-23 (Odd) Palmeira Avenue Mansions)

GV II

Terrace of dwellings, now flats and offices. 1883-4, mid-late C20 additions to attic storey. Architect H.J.Lanchester, builder Jabez Reynolds Senior. Italianate style. Exposed cement render over brick Nos 7-11, Nos 13-19 painted, shallow pitch slate roofs. Terrace: entrance to No.19 on left return in Palmeira Avenue, entrance to No.7 on right return in Rochester Gardens. 4 storeys plus attic over basement, central 2-tier gable front, 3-window frontage to each unit. Outer bays canted with entrances on returns, each 3-window frontage breaks forward slightly, linked by string courses. Sash windows without glazing bars, C20 fenestration to attic storey, apart from gable front, some blind boxes surviving; inserted dormers in attic. Central 2-tier gabled centrepiece surmounted by segmental pediment with heraldic achievement in tympanum (presumed to be that of Sir Isaac Goldsmid, Baron Palmeira) set above round-headed opening, 3 round-headed windows below flanked by aedicules resting on heavy moulded eaves cornice carried on paired shaped brackets with ornamental frieze, camber-headed windows in square-headed openings to third floor, second floor square-headed windows each with entablature carried on console brackets, scroll pediment centre, cills resting on shaped brackets. First floor round-headed windows linked by continuous entablature with keystones, pediment to central window, continuous cast-iron balustrade carried on rendered console brackets, rusticated ground floor; flat-roofed Doric porches with rusticated columns, half-glazed doors with ornamental grills and fanlights.

Listing NGR: TQ2947704660

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National Grid Reference: TQ 29477 04660

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