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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: THE WESTERN PAVILION AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1381108

Location

THE WESTERN PAVILION AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 9, WESTERN TERRACE

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 481454

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3004SW WESTERN TERRACE 577-1/38/975 (East side) 13/10/52 No.9 The Western Pavilion and attached railings

GV II*

Single house. 1827-28. By Amon Henry Wilds, for himself. Stucco, roof, so far as visible, presumably of lead, now painted. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys over basement, 11-window range to Western Terrace. The house is designed in imitation of the Royal Pavilion. Entrance flanked by 2 bays of contrasting plan and elevation; the entrance itself is pointed-arched with cusping and a parapet above embattled in an Oriental style; behind the parapet the first floor is set back with a window in the shape of a Christmas cracker. To the left of the entrance is a bay which forms almost 3-quarters of a circle in plan with 3 windows to the ground floor with cusped pointed arches set back under a cusped pointed arch the centre window blind; the windows framed by pilasters and a kind of entablature, the lower part of the pilasters fluted and blocked rather in the manner of giant fasces; first-floor windows flat-arched with chamfered corners, set in pairs framed by rectangular architraves, the central 4 windows blind; deep bracketed eaves; onion dome with finial. To the right of the entrance the house is in 2 parts, both of 2 storeys, the second set back a little from the first, and each part marked out by octagonal columns terminating in elaborate Indian-style finials at the corners. The first part has a single-storey canted bay in front with 3 cusped pointed-arched windows, the central one blind, and a roll-moulded cornice and embattled parapet; 3 first-floor windows, square with chamfered corners and embattled parapet. The second part has similar windows as the first to the west front with a blind embattled storey band between, and, facing south, one window on each floor, both flat-arched with roll-moulded cornices, and blind embattled storey band interrupted by first floor windows, roll-moulded cornice and blocking course. INTERIOR: not inspected.





Listing NGR: TQ3026004411

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30260 04411

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