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©  Robert E Priest LRPS

IoE Number: 480936
Photographer: Robert E Priest LRPS
Date Photographed: 24 November 2000
Date listed: 13 October 1952
Date of last amendment: 26 August 1999
Grade II

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BRIGHTON TQ3004NE NORTH ROAD 577-1/32/734 (South side) 13/10/52 Brighthelm Church and Community Centre (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STREET The Presbyterian Church) II Formerly known as: Hanover Chapel. Nonconformist chapel. Built as the Hanover Chapel in 1825, and now part of the Brighthelm Church and Community Centre. Stucco, roof obscured by parapet. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys over basement, 4-window range to the principal front. This consists of a centre of 2-window range and 2 outer pedimented bays of one window each flanked by giant Doric pilasters. Flat-arched entrance to each of the outer bays under a prostyle Doric porch with entablature;in the centre a pair of Venetian windows in the Adam manner with Doric engaged columns; storey band running behind pilasters; the first-floor windows are square with eared and shouldered architraves; entablature; pediments to outer bays; parapet raised at the centre with antefixae. Returns of 2-window range to the frontispiece and 4-window range to the body of the church. The church appears to have been very extensively rebuilt when it was incorporated in the Brighthelm Church and Community Centre in 1985-7 and there are no interior features of architectural or historic interest. The listing applies only to the rebuilt chapel.

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