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© Miss Esther Harbour

IoE Number: 365495
Location: NOS 1-29 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 1-29 BRUNSWICK SQUARE (east side)
  HOVE, BRIGHTON AND HOVE, EAST SUSSEX
Photographer: Miss Esther Harbour
Date Photographed: 31 July 2004
Date listed: 24 March 1950
Date of last amendment: 02 November 1992
Grade I

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HOVE TQ2904SE BRUNSWICK SQUARE 579-1/23/18 (East side) 24/03/50 Nos.1-29 (Consecutive) and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: BRUNSWICK SQUARE Nos.1-33, 33A AND 34-58) GV I Terrace forming one half of Brunswick Square. 1825-27, minor alterations subsequently. Architects Amon Wilds and C.A.Busby. Classical style. Stucco over brick and rubble, moulded strings and cornices, rusticated ground floors, some rear elevations still faced with the original bungarouche, or beach pebbles, some with mansard slate roofs mostly concealed behind parapets. L-plan on sloping site: short northern range returned to Nos 2-8 Brunswick Place (qv), No.1 abutting the south-facing terrace Nos 7-19 Brunswick Terrace (qv). 4 and 5 storeys over basement, 3-window frontages; all bow fronts, apart from Nos 26-29 which are flat, and Nos 12 & 7 are narrower frontages with full-height curved bays; original cast-iron balconies to first floor. Variety of detailing, the southern and presumably earliest properties to be erected, Nos 1-16, having a variety of facades which are repeated in a more coherent form in the range opposite: use of giant Corinthian pilasters Nos 26-29, with balustraded parapet; ground floors with flat facade to Nos 25-17, balustraded parapets, Ionic columnar doorcases; otherwise giant Ionic and Corinthian engaged columns are mostly employed, attic storey with triangular caps to diminuishing pilasters in attic storey in many cases; mainly sash windows without glazing bars, many blind boxes surviving, recessed doorways with columnar doorcases, variety of doors, mostly half-glazed, approached by flights of steps. Cast-iron railings returned from entrances along street frontage with gates to areas. Roger Quilter, the composer, was born at No.4 on November 1st, 1877. (Ray M: The Evolution of Brunswick Town Hove 1831-1881: Univ of Sussex M Phil: 1986-; Ideal Home: 1947-).

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