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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: ROYAL PAVILION TAVERN AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1380055

Location

ROYAL PAVILION TAVERN AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 7-8, CASTLE SQUARE

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: 13-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Feb-2011

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 479529

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details



577-1/64/115 CASTLE SQUARE 13-OCT-52 (Southwest side) 7-8 ROYAL PAVILION TAVERN AND ATTACHED RAI LINGS (Formerly listed as: CASTLE SQUARE 5-7) (Formerly listed as: CASTLE SQUARE 7 ROYAL PAVILION TAVERN AND ATTACHED RAI LINGS)

II Terraced house, later Royal Pavilion Hotel; now public house. Early C19, enlarged in late C19 or early C20.

MATERIALS: Stucco with polished granite trim. Gambrel roof of slate. EXTERIOR: Four storeys and dormer over basement. Three-window range. The elevation treated as a full-height and nearly full-width segmental bay. Late C19 or early C20 segmental-arched entrance set against right party wall; the entrance is framed by polished granite pilasters from which spring heavy floral brackets. All windows are flat arched. The two windows to the left of the entrance have projecting sills and recessed spandrels. The ground floor is rendered as banded rustication. French doors to the first floor open out onto a balcony enclosed by cast-iron railings of late C19 date. First-floor windows have architraves. Each second-floor window has a cast-iron balconette in heart and anthemion pattern. Projecting sill to third-floor windows. There are storey bands between the first and second, and second and third floors. The third floor is capped by a projecting cornice and a balustraded parapet. There are two flat-arched dormers to the roof. Stacks to the party wall. INTERIOR: not inspected.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION * Architectural interest: as an early C19 terraced house with its later use as a hotel reflecting the growth of Brighton as a seaside resort; * Historic interest: for its townscape value on Castle Square, the late C18 commercial centre of Brighton.

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31219 04076

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