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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: ALBEMARLE MANSIONS INCLUDING PIERS AND WALLS RETURNED ALONG ROAD FRONTAGE

List entry Number: 1187564

Location

ALBEMARLE MANSIONS INCLUDING PIERS AND WALLS RETURNED ALONG ROAD FRONTAGE, 1-3, KINGSWAY

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: 02-Nov-1992

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 365558

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History

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Details

HOVE

TQ2804SE KINGSWAY 579-1/21/62 (South side) Nos 1-3(Cons) Albemarle Mansions inc piers & walls returned along road frontage

GV II

Block of apartments. c1870. Render over brick, roofs concealed behind parapet. L-plan: abutting Victoria Terrace (qv) west, returned to Medina Terrace (qv) to south, entrance on north elevation. 3 storeys plus basement, north front: 3:2 bays, full-height canted bay left, sash windows without glazing bars; pierced parapet similar to that of Medina Terrace (qv), dentil moulded cornice, moulded string, first floor window round-headed with pediments to second, fourth and fifth bays, ground floor with large keystone to camber-headed window openings; flat roofed porch with C20 wrought-iron balustrade occupying first and second bays right, arched opening carried on piers with 3-bay loggia on left return, subsequently infilled, fanlight and panelled door. Two identical statues of a knight, about one metre high, have been added to the loggia. Left return: east front, 1:3:3 bays with 2 full-height canted bays, rusticated ground floor. Cast-iron window box guards on cills of ground floor windows. Very similar to the facade of Medina Terrace (qv) abutting to south, but one storey lower. Walls and piers: a continuation of those fronting Medina Terrace (qv) and returned to entrance of Albemarle Mansions. Rendered brick and terracotta. Rusticated piers with shallow pyramid caps, wall with moulded coping and balustrade of interlocking circles. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TQ2862904400

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28629 04400

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