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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: NORFOLK RESORT HOTEL

List entry Number: 1381642

Location

NORFOLK RESORT HOTEL, 149, KINGS 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: 20-Aug-1971

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482004

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3004SW KING'S ROAD 577-1/38/355 (North side) 20/08/71 No.149 Norfolk Resort Hotel

GV II

Hotel. 1865. By Horatio Goulty. Stucco, roof of lead. EXTERIOR: 5 and 6 storeys over basement, 7-window range. The ground floor stands forward; central entrance flanked by Corinthian columns with outer engaged Corinthian columns set back; ornate keystone over entrance; entablature which breaks forward twice over the entrance and extends across the whole front; late C20 glazing; continuous cast-iron railings above the entablature forming a first-floor balcony. The central part of the front, 3 windows wide, stands slightly forward, edged with pilasters treated as quoins. All windows flat-arched with a segmental archivolt and keystone over. The second floor has continuous balconies to the centre and wings, with cast-iron railings between piers; sill band to third floor windows forming shallow balconies; bracketed eaves cornice; the centre carried up to a 6th floor with 6 windows linked by an arcade of engaged columns and segmental archivolts with keystones, and bracketed eaves cornice; the side bays have pedimented dormers; broad arcaded side stacks with bracketed cornices, narrower stacks also with bracketed cornices either side of centre; mansard roofs of curved profile. INTERIOR: the only features to survive are the cantilevered staircase rising through 4 storeys and a glass dome to the right of the staircase, decorated with gilded arabesques. The staircase has cast-iron balusters with monograms, ramped rail and open decorative string, but no newel; there used to be a lift in the well of the staircase, and the lift gates remain as part of the balustrade.





Listing NGR: TQ3002104214

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30021 04214

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