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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: THE FREEMASONS INN AND RESTAURANT

List entry Number: 1292378

Location

THE FREEMASONS INN AND RESTAURANT, 39, WESTERN ROAD
THE FREEMASONS INN AND RESTAURANT, BRUNSWICK STREET WEST

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: 365664

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History

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Details

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TQ2904NE WESTERN ROAD 579-1/19/142 (South side) No.39 The Freemasons Inn and Restaurant

GV II

Includes: The Freemasons Inn and Restaurant BRUNSWICK STREET WEST. Public house with restaurant. Public house c1870 in classical style, restaurant 1928 in art deco style. The latter built for the Kemp Town Brewery. Public house: render over brick, mansard slate roof; restaurant: rendered second floor, mosaic of gold, beige and blue surrounding ground and first floor with full-height metal windows separated by metal dado, roof concealed behind parapet. L-plan corner block, restaurant fronting Western Road and public house returned along Brunswick Street West. Public house: 3 storeys plus attic, 1 bay comprising a 2-storey oriel canted bay, ornamented by pilasters with decorative capitals, also to parapet, similar decoration on 4-bay return, 2 oriels and parapet to flat-roofed porch now with glazed addition. Interior not inspected. Restaurant: three storeys, three bays, second floor with tripartite window, late C20 fenestration, original metal windows to ground and first floor curved frontage to recessed entrance, sunburst leading, masonic symbols on dados, mosaic surround with lettering over first floor 'Freemasons Restaurant/ Kemp Town Brewery' with griffin-headed grotesques below. Interior: almost complete survival of original fittings on both floors. Art deco style moulding to ceiling beams, original light fittings, some built-in furniture and staircase. A fine example of art deco styling.

Listing NGR: TQ2970804516

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National Grid Reference: TQ 29708 04516

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