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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: CLARENDON MANSIONS

List entry Number: 1380475

Location

CLARENDON MANSIONS, 80, 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: 11-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 480664

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3103NW EAST STREET 577-1/46/1161 (East side) 11/03/87 No.80 Clarendon Mansions

II

Hotel, now flats. 1869. Built for the Brighton Hotel Company. Stucco with stone dressings, roof of asbestos tiles. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and attic over basement. 14 window range on the principal front which curves round from East Street into Grand Junction Road. All windows flat-arched. Flat-arched entrance in East Street, the doorpiece consisting of pilasters supporting console brackets to the first-floor balustrade above. To the right of the entrance and into Grand Junction Road is an irregular sequence of paired windows and entrances; vermiculation below the windows; rusticated piers and mullions above, the piers having pilasters on their faces which run up into acanthus brackets in the fascia. To the left of the principal entrance the ground floor is treated as for a public house with a round-arched entrance at the chamfered corner with Brill's Lane, the spandrels filled with foliage ornament and a keystone supporting the belly of an oriel recessed under a wave-moulded corbel, and fully-glazed bays to either side with cast-iron ornament above the fascia, The ground-floor treatment also extends for one bay from Grand Junction Road into the other end of Brill's Lane, with a glazed verandah added to the first floor. First-floor windows have moulded architraves and blind boxes in all but outermost 2 in East Street and outermost 3 in Grand Junction Road. On this and the floor above 8 of the windows are grouped in pairs to the right of the principal entrance. The second-floor windows have a sill band which breaks forward in the form of balconies with cast-iron balustrades, the balconies to the paired windows being shared; all with moulded architraves and blind boxes; moulded storey band; bracketed sills to third-floor windows except for the extreme left-hand window in East Street which is a recessed bay; cornice; parapet surmounted by a balustrade which is interrupted by the gabled dormers in the mansard roof. Multiple ridge stacks at intervals. INTERIOR: not inspected.





Listing NGR: TQ3119503879

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31195 03879

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