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© Miss Esther Harbour

IoE Number: 365502
Location: NOS 20-32 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 20-32 BRUNSWICK TERRACE
  HOVE, BRIGHTON AND HOVE, EAST SUSSEX
Photographer: Miss Esther Harbour
Date Photographed: 01 August 2004
Date listed: 24 March 1950
Date of last amendment: 02 November 1992
Grade I

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HOVE TQ2904SE BRUNSWICK TERRACE 579-1/23/24 Nos.20-32 (Consecutive) 24/03/50 and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: BRUNSWICK TERRACE Nos.7-32 (Consecutive)) GV I Terrace of dwellings, now subdivided into flats, and hotel. 1824-8, alterations to attic space early-late C20. Architects Amon Wilds and C.A.Busby. Stucco over brick exposed on left return, slate roofs. Terrace forming the south return of the west side of Brunswick Square (qv). 3 storeys plus attic over basement, 3:12:9:12:3 bays forming temple front with wings, with attic storey; 3 bays to each unit, mixed glazing bars; pedimented centre tablet inscribed Brunswick Terrace in raised lettering with viewing platform fronting cupola, attic storey to outer bays, otherwise rebuilt dormer windows set in roof space above moulded full entablature carried on giant Corinthian columns centre and outer bays, others pilasters with Corinthian capitals and pilaster quoins, individual cast-iron balconies to first floor windows, rusticated ground floor, some blind boxes surviving, square-headed entrances, some original 2x5 panel doors surviving, some with bootscrapers beside. Left return onto Lansdowne Place: exposed brick with rendered flat string courses and parapet; 3 storeys plus attic over basement, 3 bays, central full-height bow with tripartite sash windows, continuous first floor balcony to the bow, balcony renewed C20, carried on 3-bay Greek Doric colonnade, ground floor central sash window without glazing bars flanked by 2 x 6-panel doors (not in use) approached by shallow flights of steps, blind bay to right, mixed glazing left. The original bottle balustrading and coping to the parapet are incomplete. Cast-iron railings fronting street and returned to entrances. No.26, the centre of the terrace, was once the home of Philip Salomons (1796-1867), brother of Sir David Salomons, the first Jewish Lord Mayor of London; the pepper-pot cupola contained a private synagogue and later a museum of Jewish history. (Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England: Spector D: Brighton Jewry Reconsidered: 1987-1988).

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