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© Mr Duncan Noel-Paton

IoE Number: 481454
Photographer: Mr Duncan Noel-Paton
Date Photographed: 04 July 2007
Date listed: 13 October 1952
Date of last amendment: 13 October 1952
Grade II*

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BRIGHTON TQ3004SW WESTERN TERRACE 577-1/38/975 (East side) 13/10/52 No.9 The Western Pavilion and attached railings GV II* Single house. 1827-28. By Amon Henry Wilds, for himself. Stucco, roof, so far as visible, presumably of lead, now painted. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys over basement, 11-window range to Western Terrace. The house is designed in imitation of the Royal Pavilion. Entrance flanked by 2 bays of contrasting plan and elevation; the entrance itself is pointed-arched with cusping and a parapet above embattled in an Oriental style; behind the parapet the first floor is set back with a window in the shape of a Christmas cracker. To the left of the entrance is a bay which forms almost 3-quarters of a circle in plan with 3 windows to the ground floor with cusped pointed arches set back under a cusped pointed arch the centre window blind; the windows framed by pilasters and a kind of entablature, the lower part of the pilasters fluted and blocked rather in the manner of giant fasces; first-floor windows flat-arched with chamfered corners, set in pairs framed by rectangular architraves, the central 4 windows blind; deep bracketed eaves; onion dome with finial. To the right of the entrance the house is in 2 parts, both of 2 storeys, the second set back a little from the first, and each part marked out by octagonal columns terminating in elaborate Indian-style finials at the corners. The first part has a single-storey canted bay in front with 3 cusped pointed-arched windows, the central one blind, and a roll-moulded cornice and embattled parapet; 3 first-floor windows, square with chamfered corners and embattled parapet. The second part has similar windows as the first to the west front with a blind embattled storey band between, and, facing south, one window on each floor, both flat-arched with roll-moulded cornices, and blind embattled storey band interrupted by first floor windows, roll-moulded cornice and blocking course. INTERIOR: not inspected.

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