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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: NUMBERS 1 AND 2 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATE PIERS

List entry Number: 1380089

Location

NUMBERS 1 AND 2 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATE PIERS, 1 AND 2, MONTPELIER VILLAS

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: 26-Aug-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 479568

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3004NW MONTPELIER VILLAS 577-1/31/554 (East side) 13/10/52 Nos.1 AND 2 and attached railings and piers (Formerly Listed as: MONTPELIER VILLAS Nos.1-10 (Consecutive)) (Formerly Listed as: MONTPELIER VILLAS Railings enclosing the front gardens of Nos 1-20 (consec))

GV II

Semi-detached houses. c1845. Stucco, roof of slate. PLAN/EXTERIOR: 2 storeys over raised basement, 2-window range to Montpelier Villas, 4-window range to return. In plan, each house is wider towards the back with the entrance in the resulting angle, and the front and back parts under separate roofs. The front part: ground floor decorated with banded rustication; first floor with long and short quoins. Steps up to flat-arched entrance with pilasters and consoles supporting first-floor balcony with scalloped balustrade; overlight; segmental bay to street front to basement and ground floor with flat-arched triple windows and terminating in a shallow dome above the storey band; bracketed balcony to ground-floor windows with cast-iron railings and fringed canopy over; first-floor windows flat-arched with margin lights; westernmost first-floor window on the return blank. The back part has a full-height segmental bay with tripartite windows and sashes of original design to first floor; on each house the easternmost first-floor window is blank; first-floor window over entrance to No.2 has original margin lights. Eaves to the whole building on console brackets with paterae in the frieze, except on extension to No.1 set back behind rear segmental bay; hipped roof with central and other stacks. INTERIOR: not inspected. Cast-iron railings to entrance steps and front gardens, those to front gardens with brackets; square, stuccoed, corniced piers between each pair of houses in Montpelier Villas. The 20 houses which make up the whole of Montpelier Villas are of uniform design; such semi-detached houses are rare in Brighton. The railings were listed on 20.8.71.





Listing NGR: TQ3035104614

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30354 04614

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