List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1280756



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
The City of Brighton and HoveUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1989

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Nov-1992

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 365520

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.



TQ2905SW EATON GARDENS 579-1/15/41 (East side) 07/12/89 No.8 including walls and gate (Formerly Listed as: EATON GARDENS (East side) No.8 walls fronting road and gate)


Villa, subsequently divided into flats. 1880s. Built by William Willet. Yellow stock bricks, lavish use of moulded and incised brick for cornices, lintels, aprons and string courses, rendered basement, hipped slate roofs, also hipped to central bay, flat-roofed billiard room wing, tall stacks rising on returns with moulded coping. Plan: double-fronted with billiard room on north front. 2 storeys plus attic over basement, 3:1:3 bays, single-storey 2:3 bay wing left; full-height canted bays flanking entrance bay, all sash windows without glazing bars in segmental-headed openings, shaped blind boxes to all windows except in wing which has astragal leading; cills on shaped brackets, paired windows to 3-storey central bay flanked by detached flat-roofed dormers with tripartite sash windows, paired windows to first floor central bay above round arched opening carried on rusticated piers with ornate capitals (all painted), original 6-panel door, sidelights with fanlight containing original lamp, approached by shallow flight of steps with tessellated pavement, low wall with handrail returned to piers. Billiard room wing to north with parapet and moulded cornice, canted bay right, blind window opening end bay left. Interior not seen, may contain features of interest. Brick wall and square piers, both with moulded stone coping, fronting road, cast-iron railings missing but single hung gate survives at northern end. A handsome villa and one of the best on the Willett estate.

Listing NGR: TQ2904305150

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: TQ 29043 05150


© Crown Copyright and database right 2015. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2015. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.

This copy shows the entry on 02-Sep-2015 at 05:59:02.