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© Miss Esther Harbour

IoE Number: 365496
Location: NOS 30-58, 30A AND 33A AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 30-58 BRUNSWICK SQUARE (west side)
  HOVE, BRIGHTON AND HOVE, EAST SUSSEX
Photographer: Miss Esther Harbour
Date Photographed: 26 May 2005
Date listed: 24 March 1950
Date of last amendment: 02 November 1992
Grade I

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HOVE TQ2904SE BRUNSWICK SQUARE 579-1/23/19 (West side) 24/03/50 Nos.30-58, 30A AND 33A (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, mansard slate roofs mostly concealed behind parapet. L-plan on sloping site: short north range returned to Nos 1-7 Brunswick Place (qv), No.58 abutting the south facing terrace Nos 20-32 Brunswick Terrace (qv). 4 storeys over basement, Nos 34-42 five storeys, No 58 three storeys; 3-window frontages, except No.30A & No.58 which are double-fronted; all bow fronts apart from Nos 30-33A which are flat-fronted, Nos 47 & 52 have full-height curved bay windows. Sash windows mostly with out glazing bars, some blind boxes surviving, original cast-iron balconies to first floor. There are five different designs: Nos 30-33A have giant Corinthian pilasters with balustraded parapet, entrance to No.30 on return to Brunswick Place via flat-roofed Ionic porch; Nos 34-42 have flat facades to ground floor, balustraded parapet, Ionic columnar doorcases; Nos 48-51 & Nos 53-57 giant Ionic order, attic storey with triangular caps to diminishing pilasters, Greek Doric doorcases; Nos 47 & 52 with Ionic columns to first floor bay, pilasters above and continous metope and triglyph from porch across ground floor: Nos 53-57 alternate giant Ionic order and pilasters, attic storey with triangular caps to diminishing pilasters, Greek Doric doorcases; No.58 with Corinthian pilasters to double bow front, balustraded parapet, round-headed entrance. No.33A is on return to Brunswick Place, 4 storeys, 1:2:2 bays with 2-window full-height bow. Variety of doors, mostly half-glazed, approached by flights of steps. Cast-iron railings returned from entrances along street frontage with gates to areas. Sir Hamilton Harty, conductor and composer, died at No.33 on 19 February 1941. (Ray M: The Evolution of Brunswick Town Hove 1831-1881: Univ of Sussex M Phil: 1986-).

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