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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 155 AND 156 AND 157 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALLS

List entry Number: 1381748

Location

NUMBERS 155 AND 156 AND 157 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALLS, 155, 156 AND 157, MARINE PARADE

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: 482112

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3203NE MARINE PARADE 577-1/49/474 (North side) 20/08/71 Nos.155, 156 AND 157 and attached railings and walls

GV II

Terraced houses, converted into flats. c1850. Stucco. Roof obscured by parapet. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over half basement and a C20 roof addition of no architectural distinction. Nos 155 and 157 two windows each, No.156 3-window range. Italianate style. Although the block was built as 3 distinct units, it is designed as if it were a single house, No.156 forming the centre of the composition. Centre unit projects slightly from sides to give a point of emphasis; rusticated pilaster strips to the corners and end walls of centre bay; across entire elevation and return to Belgrave Place (qv) is bracketed cornice with a shield frieze; likewise the ground floor of the block is treated as chamfered rustication forming keystone lintel to the window heads; this rustication carried across the return. All openings flat arched unless otherwise stated. Continuous cast-iron railings to balconies on side units and to the centre unit's verandah, which has cast-iron stanchions and a metal concave roof. All first-floor windows are round arched with a springing band continuous across the block and architraves to arches only; spandrels ornamented with one round shield each. Entablature between first and second floors, frieze to end units is a Vitruvian scroll and to centre round shields. Round-arched second-floor windows repeat the pattern of the first floor but are unornamented. Sashes of original design: to ground and first floors of No.155, 4 x 4 and 6 x 6 respectively, all with margin lights; and to second floor of No.157, 6 x 6. The entrances to Nos 155 and 156 are flat arched with overlights and reached by steps. The entrance to No.157 is on the return elevation and forms a conspicuous features of the block: steps to flat-arched entrance with overlights of decorative glazing bars, set under a prostyle porch consisting of a pair of fluted Tuscan columns and responds; side bays filled in; entablature with frieze of laurel wreaths and inscribed "Belgrave House"; balustrade above and glassed-in verandah. To the right a full-height segmental bay, one window on each floor. Round-arched windows with architraves supported on Tuscan pilasters near corner and rear of return. Quoin strips to corner and end wall of first and second floor. Sashes of original design to ground-floor bay, 3 x 3, with windows to the right, 4 x 4 with margin lights; to first and second floors of bay, 8 x 8 with margin lights; to attic, 3 x 6; in range to right of bay 4 x 4, 2 x 4, and 6 x 4 all with margin lights to ground, first and second floors respectively. Cast-iron balconies to all first-floor windows except that in bay. INTERIOR: not inspected. Railings to stairs and areas.







Listing NGR: TQ3268003609

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32680 03609

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