List entry

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 38 AND 39 AND ATTACHED WALLS AND PIERS

List entry Number: 1380432

Location

NUMBERS 38 AND 39 AND ATTACHED WALLS AND PIERS, 38 AND 39, DEVONSHIRE PLACE

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: 20-Aug-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Aug-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 480561

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History

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3104SE DEVONSHIRE PLACE 577-1/41/188 (East side) 20/08/71 Nos.38 AND 39 and attached walls and piers (Formerly Listed as: DEVONSHIRE PLACE Nos 37 & 37A, Nos 38 & 39)

GV II

Synagogue, now gymnasium. c1825. Built as a synagogue, along with Nos 37 and 37A (qv), and enlarged as a residence and school room in 1837 by David Mocatta. Stucco. Roof obscured by pediment. 3 storeys over basement. 4-window range. First- through third-window ranges treated as a porticoed bay: giant Tuscan pilasters rise from ground floor of banded rustication to second-floor entablature; pediment above. Traces of an inscription identifying the building as a synagogue still visible on frieze of entablature. Entrance under the centre bay of the portico is round arched with fanlight; this set in plain aedicule which projects slightly from the front wall plane. To either side is a segmental pointed-arch window. Bay to right of portico has first-floor sill band and plain entablature above. All windows are flat arched, those to the second floor have projecting sills. INTERIOR: not inspected. Walls and piers to stairs and area. The synagogue was built to accommodate 50 people. (Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-: 167H).





Listing NGR: TQ3174504083

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Carder, T - Title: Encyclopaedia of Brighton - Date: 1990 - Page References: 167H

National Grid Reference: TQ 31745 04083

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