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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1380473

Location

36, EAST STREET

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 480662

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BRIGHTON

TQ3104SW EAST STREET 577-1/64/229 (West side) 20/08/71 No.36

II

House, now restaurant. Late C18 or early C19. Cobbles, split and squared flints, brick; brick dressings covered in pitch. Roof of tile. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over basement. 2-window range. Steps up to flat-arched entrance set under aedicule consisting of a pair of Tuscan columns supporting an entablature with projecting cornice. There is a full-height bay with tripartite windows, which is segmental to the ground floor and canted above. All bay windows are flat arched. Sashes of original design to first floor: 6/6 to centre light and 4/4 to sides. The spandrel to the first-floor bay is faced with brick and that to the second floor is faced with tiles covered in pitch. Brick quoin strips to corners and either side of the bay as well as to jambs of all openings. The first- and second-floor windows above the entrance are camber arched and blocked. Guttered eaves to the main elevation. Of special note is the treatment of the wall, which is composed of rough cobbles alternating with split, squared flints. The basement wall is made from cobbles mixed with brick. There are cobbles to the right return. The stack on the right-hand return and the adjacent wall is made from brick and dates to the C20. This listing does not apply to the ground-floor verandah attached to the front wall of the building. INTERIOR: not inspected. Martha Gunn, the famous bathing "Dipper", lived here. Nos 26-31 and 33-36 East Street (qv) face onto what is, in effect, a small square formed by the widening of East Street at its northern end, and form a group. Legend has it that this square was built on the site of a small inlet of the sea.





Listing NGR: TQ3115304084

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31153 04084

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