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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: EXTON HOUSE, WALLS AND RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1209667

Location

EXTON HOUSE, WALLS AND RAILINGS, 4, SECOND AVENUE

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: 365609

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

HOVE

TQ2904SW SECOND AVENUE 579-1/22/102 (West side) No.4 Exton House, walls and railings

GV II

House, now flats. 1876-7. Yellow stock bricks, lavish use of moulded bricks for cornice, strings and other detailing, shallow pitched shipped slate roof, tall brick stacks with moulded caps in centre and on returns. Double-fronted. 3 storeys plus attic over basement, 3:1:3 bays, shallow bow left, canted bay right, segmental-headed attic dormers containing sash windows with one vertical glazing bar, all other windows without glazing bars, dentil moulded cornice with decorative frieze, windows in bays linked by continuous entablature, first floor centre window framed by open pediment with Ionic pilasters, ground floor windows with cills carried on shaped brackets, entrance with composite columns carrying shaped brackets and decorative frieze to entablature, original panelled door, fanlight and lamp. Approached by flight of steps with cast-iron railings. Brick walls with square piers and moulded caps fronting property. This unusual arrangement of one bow and one canted bay can also be found at No.6 Grand Avenue (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ2915504489

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National Grid Reference: TQ 29155 04489

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