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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 53-56 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1381583

Location

NUMBERS 53-56 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 53-56, MONTPELIER ROAD

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: 481945

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History

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3004NW MONTPELIER ROAD 577-1/31/1149 (West side) 13/10/52 Nos.53-56 (Consecutive) and attached railings

II

Terraced house. c1830. By Amon Henry Wilds. Stucco, roofs obscured by parapet. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic over basement, 2-window range. The houses are set out as 2 matching pairs, to accommodate the slope of the road. All windows flat-arched. Steps up to flat-arched entrance flanked by Doric pilasters carrying an entablature with triglyph frieze and mutules; overlight. Rusticated ground floor. Ground-floor windows with blind balustrading to spandrels. First and second floors to each house framed by fluted pilasters with "Ammonite" capitals carrying an entablature with bracketed cornice. First-floor windows have individual balconettes, the cast-iron balustrades with anthemion ornament, and round-arched architraves with a frieze of wreaths and shell-mould in the tympanum; second-floor windows have bracketed sills, moulded architraves and strapwork ornament to the spandrels. Attic storey with simplified pilasters carried up into semicircular caps decorated with anthemion ornament, the caps lacking on Nos 55 & 56; cornice; parapet. Stacks to party walls. INTERIOR: not inspected. Cast-iron railings to steps with gadrooned standards and halberd finials.





Listing NGR: TQ3022604570

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30226 04570

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