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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: NOS 2-36 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALLS

List entry Number: 1205345

Location

NOS 2-36 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALLS, 2-36, CROMWELL 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: 02-Nov-1992

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 365516

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History

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Details

HOVE

TQ2905SW CROMWELL ROAD 579-1/15/38 Nos.2-36 (Consecutive) and attached railings and walls

GV II

Includes: No.76 THE DRIVE. Dwellings comprising 2 terraces and 6 semi-detached villas. 1880-83, minor alterations particularly to dormer windows mid-late C20. Built by William Willett. Yellow stock bricks, lavish use of moulded and incised bricks for cornices, aprons, string courses and lintels, rendered basements, hipped concrete and slate roofs, some bitumen covered, tall stacks with ornamental coping. Plan: single fronted houses in terrace, double fronted villas; the group divided in the middle by The Drive. 3 storeys plus attic over basement, full-height canted bays, segmental-headed window openings, sash windows without glazing bars, cills carried on shaped brackets, round-arch head openings on rusticated piers with foliate capitals, 6-panel doors with fanlights and sidelights. Blind boxes survive to many windows and most door surrounds have the original coloured glass. Nos 1-12 (terrace) all with altered attic storeys, No.12 with contemporary cast-iron balconies inserted at first floor level late C20 with French casement windows. Nos 13-24 form 6 pairs of semi-detached villas; the pair Nos 17-18, the latter is larger that others with a 3-bay stepped back return and evidence of contemporary painted glass in windows; Nos 19-20, the former is known as No.76 The Drive and has a large penthouse addition, 2-and-a-half-bay frontage returned onto Cromwell Road, original dormer surviving. Nos 23 & 24 have one original dormer. The terrace Nos 25-36 has original dormers at Nos 30, 31, 32. Solid brick walls with moulded coping returned from entrances along street frontage with gatepiers. A fine group of Willett buildings.

Listing NGR: TQ2929505331

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National Grid Reference: TQ 29295 05331

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