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IoE Number: 481021
Location: 17-24 AND 26-32 PARK CRESCENT (north side)
Photographer: Mr Peter Keeble
Date Photographed: 03 July 2007
Date listed: 24 July 1969
Date of last amendment: 26 August 1999
Grade II*

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BRIGHTON TQ3105SE PARK CRESCENT 577-1/28/648 (North side) 24/07/69 Nos.17-24 AND 26-32 (Consecutive) (Formerly Listed as: PARK CRESCENT Nos 1-23 (consec), Nos 27-48 (consec)) GV II* Terraced houses. Built over several years from 1849. By Amon Henry Wilds. These houses form the curved, 3-storey range in Park Crescent; Nos 24 and 26 date from 1983 and were built in place of Nos 24, 25 and 26 which were destroyed by bombing in 1942; they follow the design of the terrace in their details and are included in the listing for group value. Stucco, roofs of slate. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over basement, 3 windows each. The standard design is: an entrance bay set slightly back with that of the adjacent house; flat-arched entrance with moulded architrave, moulded cornice, overlight and panelled door of original design; quoins between entrance bay and the rest; all windows flat-arched, with moulded architraves and the middle window on the first floor blank; sashes generally of original design, 4/4 on the ground and first floors, 2/2 on the second floor; console brackets to eaves with frieze of wreaths between; deep eaves; ridge and front stacks. Cast-iron railings to area with spearhead finials. The garden front consists of a main block of 3 storeys whose cornice and eaves break into a 3-storey 'tower' like that on Nos 1-16 and 33-48 (qv), having bracketed eaves, wreathed cornice and pedimented gables. Features of note on individual houses are: Nos 17-18, 20, 23, 27-28 and 32 do not have blocked central windows on the first floor; No.19 has central window on second floor partially blocked; No.21 has upper panels to door glazed; No.22 has an oval window inserted in central first-floor window; No.29 upper panels to door glazed, and central first-floor window altered. INTERIOR: not inspected. (Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-).

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