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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: 1380242



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: 13-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 480039

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TQ3004SW CAVENDISH PLACE 577-1/38/121 (North side) 13/10/52 Nos.8 AND 9 The Curzon Hotel and attached railings


Originally a pair of semi-detached houses known as Cavendish Mansions, filling the end of Cavendish Place; now a hotel. c1829. Stucco, roof obscured by parapet. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys over basement, 3-window range to each house in Cavendish Place. Ground floor decorated with banded rustication; entrance to former No.8 in 2-storey bow set back to left: flat-arched porch entrance flanked by round-arched windows with margin lights; curved doorcase behind that with side- and overlights with decorative glazing; cornice; first floor has 3 flat-arched tripartite windows with sashes of original design; dentil cornice and blocking course. The Cavendish Place front has round-arched ground-floor windows set back in a round-arched panel of stucco; storey band; all upper windows flat-arched; those to first floor with architraves, pediment and individual balconies with cast-iron railings; second-floor windows have architraves; dentil cornice; attic storey; sashes of original design throughout; secondary cornice and blocking course; stack to party wall. Single-storey wings to east and west, that to the east replacing the original porch in part, and detailed in keeping with the main building. INTERIOR: curved, open-well, cantilevered staircases to the ground, first and second floors, at the west and east ends of the building, with curtail step, wrought-iron balusters, wreathed mahogany handrails and open, decorated string, that to the east altered by having a lift inserted in the well. Original, panelled, rectilinear architraves to many doors, including sets of 3 curved architraves on the half-landings; the westernmost room on the first floor, though now partitioned, retains a pedimented doorcase, and an elaborately moulded cornice decorated with anthemion ornament in part. Cast-iron area railings with ornate finials. (Carder T: The Encyclopedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-).

Listing NGR: TQ3023704243

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Carder, T, Encyclopaedia of Brighton, (1990)

National Grid Reference: TQ 30237 04243


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