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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.

Name: TOWER AND ATTACHED WALLS IN TARNER RECREATION GROUND

List Entry Number: 1380982

Location

TOWER AND ATTACHED WALLS IN TARNER RECREATION GROUND, SUSSEX STREET

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

County: 
District: The City of Brighton and Hove
District Type: Unitary Authority
Parish: 

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Aug-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Aug-1999


Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 481325


Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3104SE SUSSEX STREET 577-1/41/886 (South side) 20/08/71 Tower and attached walls in Tarner Recreation Ground (Formerly Listed as: SUSSEX STREET Ornamental Tower in the Blaker Recreation Ground)

II

Lookout tower. Mid C19. Said to have been built by the merchant Edwin Tarner so that he could sight ships coming into port across the Channel. Knapped and squared flint with brick dressings. Roof obscured by parapet. 2 cylindrical stages, the top setting back to form a walkway. Segmental-arched brick openings with brick jambs on the cardinal points of both stages; top stage has 2 continuous brick lacing courses. Brick and stone coping to bottom stage; brick coping to top stage. Tower straddles terrace walling of cobble and brick, which is included in this listing. Originally these grounds were part of the Tarner House grounds, No.1 Tilbury Place (qv). (Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-: 30B).



Listing NGR: TQ3173804461


Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Carder, T - Title: Encyclopaedia of Brighton - Date: 1990 - Page References: 30B

Map

National Grid Reference: TQ 31738 04461


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