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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 2-8 INCLUDING WALLS, PIERS AND RAILINGS FRONTING ROAD

List entry Number: 1298644

Location

NOS 2-8 INCLUDING WALLS, PIERS AND RAILINGS FRONTING ROAD, 2-8, MEDINA TERRACE

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: 365596

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History

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Details

HOVE

TQ2804SE MEDINA TERRACE 579-1/21/94 Nos.2-8 (Consecutive) including walls, piers and railings fronting road

GV II

Terrace of houses, now divided into flats. c1875, some C20 alterations to attic storey. Render over brick, concrete tiled roof concealed behind parapet, tall rendered stacks with moulded caps. Plan: terrace abutting 1-3 Albemarle Mansions (qv) to the north, south return facing the sea. 4 storeys over basement, some with attic additions; 4-window units consisting of full-height canted bays with entrance to right, sashes without glazing bars except to third floor where there is one vertical glazing bar to the central window of each canted bay; pierced parapet of linked circles, moulded cornice, cambered heads to third floor with moulded architraves and pediments to central window of canted bay and window above entrance, continuous cast-iron balcony to first floor; cambered heads and keystones to ground floor windows with continuous moulded cill carried on brackets, some cast-iron window box guards remaining; rusticated surround to recessed entrances with cambered heads, panelled doors with fanlights and sidelights approached by flight of 7 steps. Solid wall with moulded coping returned to piers. Left return of No.8 facing towards the sea; first floor canopy with wooden trelliswork forming 3-bay loggia, now partially glazed, abutting full-height canted bay, ground floor with oriel bay window centre, with windows adjoining returned to main elevation. Piers, mixed railings and balustrading to walls fronting road. Rusticated piers with shallow pyramid caps, moulded coping to balustrading of interlocking circles on plinth; identical to that returned around Nos 1-3 Albemarle Mansions (qv). No.8 was occupied by Capt. and Mrs O'Shea 1883-9, and the fire escape arrangements for the building became an object of public interest in 1890 when Capt O'Shea brought an action for divorce citing Parnell, the Irish nationalist and politician, as co-respondent. (Middleton J: A History of Hove: 1979-; Middleton J: Hove in Old Picture Postcards: 1983-).

Listing NGR: TQ2862804385

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Middleton, J - Title: A History of Hove - Date: 1979
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Middleton, J - Title: Hove in Old Picture Postcards - Date: 1983

National Grid Reference: TQ 28628 04385

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