Streets of Brighton & Hove


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B Census districts lists references
B2066 see Church Road, New Church Road, Western Road, North Street.  
B2118 see St James's Street, Upper St James's Street, St George's Road, Chesham Road, Rock Street, Bristol Gardens, Roedean Road.  
B2119 see Trafalgar Street.  
B2121 see Dyke Road from Seven Dials to Upper North Street.  
B2122 see Montpelier Road, Vernon Terrace, Chatham Place, New England Road from Old Shoreham Road to Chatham Place.  
B2123 see Falmer Road, The Drove, Falmer.  
B2185 see Grand Avenue, The Drive  
B2194 see Boundary Road/Station Road and Victoria Road, Portslade.  
Baden Road Hero of Boer War, Lt General Lord Baden Powell OM (1857-1941), subsequently founder of Boy Scout movement (cf, Milner Road, etc). Laid out in 1924, numbered 27 September 19281 and 24 May 19292. 1ESRO DB/D/27/154
2ESRO DB/D/27/137
Badger Close, Coldean University of Brighton Varley Park campus.
Badger Way, Coldean University of Brighton Varley Park campus.
Badgers Way, Hangleton West Hove Golf Club.
Baker Street At 103 London Road. Fo1848
Baker's Bottom Valley, so-called since at least the middle of the 18th century, including Sutherland Road and streets on its east side: Bute Street, Rochester Street. Defined in Census 1891 as 'land . . . between the west side of the road leading from the back of the Sussex County Hospital to south of the south end of the race course and east side of Freshfield Road'. Described in Pages directories as 'rear of Manor House, Kemp Town', with one household in 1895, six in 1904. Pa1895
Bakery Mews At 35 Coombe Road. Private road, cul-de-sac. Fo1848
Balfour Road Hardcore for the construction of the road came from a neolithic long barrow at Waldegrave Road. Renumbered 21 March 19071; part renumbered 25 February 19262.
      144, 146, 148 were built in 1910 for H Salvage, designed by E Wallis Long.
      150-156 were built in 1926 by T R Braybon, designed by G E Gowar.
1ESRO DB/D/27/116
2ESRO DB/D/27/76
Balsdean A depopulated hamlet and manor in the parish of Rottingdean in a valley south-east of modern Woodingdean by the 18th century, now existing also as Balsdean Cottages and Balsdean Farm. (cf, Bazehill.)  
Balsdean Road, Woodingdean Numbered 27 July 19481, supplementary numbering 7 February 19572. 1ESRO DB/D/27/285
2ESRO DB/D/27/342
Baltic Wharf, Copperas Gap, Portslade See Wellington Road.
Bamford Close, Bevendean Cul-de-sac of 14 houses and flats off Norwich Drive.
Bampfield Street, Portslade 29 two- and three-storey terraced houses and flats.
Bankside, Westdene       Westdene Primary School.
Baranscraig Avenue, Patcham Steep road of interwar-years semi-detached houses.
Barcombe Road, North Moulsecoomb Built in the late 1920s. Most streets in the north of the area are named after Sussex villages.  
Barn Rise, Westdene Named 5 April 19381. Numbered 10 October 19392. 1ESRO DB/D/27/40
2ESRO DB/D/27/58
Barnes Road, Portslade Three houses.
Barnes Terrace Location unknown but existed c18311. 1London Gazette
Barnet Way, Hangleton Three houses.
Barnett Road, Hollingbury Numbered 26 July 19281. 1ESRO DB/D/27/143
Barnfield Gardens, Queen's Park
Barrack Yard       †North Road Swimming Baths.
      Prince Regent Swimming Pool.
Barrhill Avenue, Patcham Part of the Ladies Mile Estate, named by developer George Ferguson after the village in South Ayrshire. Named 27 April 19331. 1ESRO DB/D/27/30
Barrow Close, Hollingdean Cul-de-sac of social terraced housing.
Barrow Hill, Hollingdean
Barrowcliff Street Earlier name of Leicester Street. William Barrowcliff(e), a carpenter, was at Barrowcliff Lodge in 18221 and in North Lane in 18322. 1Ba1822
2Poll Book 1832
Barrowcliff(e)'s Cottages at 65 North Lane [Road]. Formerly North Lane Cottages. 1861-64
Barrowfield Estate The estate comprises Barrowfield Drive, Woodlands, The Green, Elm Close and Barrowfield Close.
      Barrowfield is a working-class area of Glasgow, surrounding the Celtic football ground, which gave its name via the title chosen by Lord Newlands when he acquired UplandsUplands, a 30-room house designed by Clayton & Black in 1885 for P A Taylor, on land off Dyke Road and renamed it Barrowfield Lodge. It was later owned by the Marquess of Exeter, who sold off the surrounding land in 1931 for housing development supervised and in some cases designed by Harold George Turner. The house, now converted to flats, remains. [Click on image to enlarge in a new window.]

Image: Uplands in The Architect, 21 August 1885
Barrowfield Close, Hove Cul-de-sac off Tongdean Avenue.  
Barrowfield Drive, Hove  
Barry Walk, Queen's Park Cul-de-sac of five three-storey terraced houses with integral garages facing two blocks, each of six garages, and four terraced two-storey houses.  
Bartholomew Square

¶ Old Town conservation area.
Created in 1985 (?) when the hotel on the south side was built.
      Priory House. The name commemorates St Bartholomew's Priory.

¶ Old Town conservation area.
On 4 June 1759, Anne Boon smothered her three-day-old baby and put the body in a pigsty behind the old market so that the swine would eat the corpse. This is the earliest murder in the town recorded in contemporary accounts.
      1 and 3-8 are Grade II listed1.
      Town Hall. St Bartholomew's Grange, founded by St Pancras Priory, Lewes, stood on the site. (Plaque.) The town hall was designed by Thomas Cooper and built in 1830-32 at a cost of £50,000. Grade II listed2. As well as council offices, it housed the magistrates' court, county court and petty sessions. Until 1967 the police headquarters were in the basement, for which extra cells were added in 1870 by Blackmore & Co at a tender cost of £2,2193 is now a museum, opened May 2006. Some of the windows facing Little East Street were still etched with the word 'Police' until 2010. On 13 March 1844, John Lawrence, murdered the first chief constable, Henry Solomon. Solomon died next day and Lawrence was hanged at Horsham. The fireplace is still there in the museum.
      Pillar box outside the Town Hall bears the VR royal cipher.
1HE: 479362-66
2HE: 479446
Basin Road North, Aldrington North side of River Adur/Shoreham Harbour. Industrial.  
Basin Road South, Aldrington South side of River Adur/Shoreham Harbour. Industrial.  
Batemans Road, Woodingdean
Bates Road Paine applied for planning approval from Brighton Borough Council for 18 houses, to be designed/built by T H Scutt, on 5 August 18981. A fourth-century Roman coin—a 'third brass' of Arcadius (395-408)—was found in the allotments that were formerly to the east of Loder Place, where council-built flats now stand. 1ESRO DB/D/7/4774
Bath Street

¶ West Hill conservation area.
Present 1851, several unoccupied houses in 1854. [A builder, Thomas Philcox, lived at no 4.] Renumbered 17 January 19011.
      18a was (one of) the first petrol stations in Brighton. A pair of Shell-Mex 1950s petrol pumps remains in place2.
1ESRO DB/D/27/117
2City council local list
Battery Place Built after 1776; 17 houses by 1795.  
Battery Yard   1861
Bavant Road

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
Formerly known as Queen Mary Villas. Named after the Wiltshire estates (Fifield Bavant and Norton Bavant) of the Stanford family (see also Norton Road), which owned the land. No properties listed until 1929. Numbered 18 June 19481.
      14 at one time housed the Preston telephone exchange.
1ESRO DB/D/27/284
Baxter Street Renumbered 20 April 18811. 1ESRO DB/D/27/222
Baywood Gardens, Woodingdean Part of the Wick Estate. Numbered 29 April 19481. 1ESRO DB/D/27/283
Bazehill An ancient manor in the parish of Rottingdean. Also spelt Ballishill. (cf, Balsdean.)  
Bazehill Road, Rottingdean

¶ Rottingdean conservation area.
      † Northgate House was a residence early in the 20th century of Rt Hon Sir Edward Carson KC MP (1854-1935), around the time he became the founder leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (1912) and formed the loyalist paramilitary organisation, the Ulster Volunteers (1913). Around the turn of 1946/47 it became a residential site for St Dunstan's Training Centre (see Greenways, Ovingdean and Marine Drive) and was opened as St Dunstan's Children's Home on 22 January 1948 by Air Marshal Sir Hugh Saunders. It was later demolished and Northgate Close built on the site.  
Beach Cottages, Hove   1881
Beach Cottages, Portslade   1881
Beacon Close, Hollingdean Numbered 17 April 19571. 1ESRO DB/D/27/346
Beacon Court, Ovingdean

¶ Ovingdean conservation area.
Off Greenways.  
Beacon Hill, Rottingdean Numbered 16 June 19481.
      Rottingdean Windmill is a smock mill dating from 1802. A woodcut by Sir William Nicholson (see The Grange) was used as the logo of William Heinemann, the publisher. Grade II listed2.
1ESRO DB/D/27/117
2HE 479579
Beaconsfield Parade, Preston Short parade of shops and flats on the west side of Beaconsfield Road, north of Springfield Road.  
Beaconsfield Road, Portlade
Beaconsfield Road, Preston

¶ Preston Park conservation area (70, 70a, 70b, 72a, 72-94 even).
Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli was created Earl of Beaconsfield in 1876, taking the title granted to his wife in her own right in 1868 as Viscountess Beaconsfield. Numbered 21 August 18791 and 1 August 18842.
      23-53 were designed by C O Blaber3.
      55 was designed by Geering4.
      56 was designed by Thomas Simpson5.
      57, 59, 61, 63 were designed by Thomas Simpson6.
1ESRO DB/D/27/250
2ESRO DB/D/27/200
3ESRO DB/D/7/1289 (1 Jun 1875), 1322 (16 Dec 1875)
4ESRO DB/D/7/1402 (14 Nov 1876)
5ESRO DB/D/7/1265 (9 Mar 1875)
6ESRO DB/D/7/1270 (23 Mar 1875)
Beaconsfield Terrace, Portslade   1881
Beaconsfield Villas

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
Semi-detached villas, mostly constructed by J G Blaker 1888. Numbered 1 August 18841. Renumbered between Lucerne Road and The Drove 15 January 19032.
      48 indenture from John Blaker to Edward Stocker of January 18843.
      Beaconsfield Court.
      113 was formerly no 111a4.
1ESRO DB/D/27/250
2ESRO DB/D/27/105
3ESRO amsgg/AMS6621/3/58
4ESRO DB/D/27/168
Beal Crescent, Hollingdean       St Richard's Church commemorates St Richard of Chichester.  
Bear Road Bear fights were staged at the Bear Inn during the 18th century. Renumbered 15 May 19021. The road featured to great effect in the film Loot. 1ESRO DB/D/27/135
Beard's Lane Formerly ran along line now roughly marked by Air Street and Zion Street. C Beard and T Beard owned the land here.  
Beatty Avenue, Coldean Named after the First World War naval commander and later First Sea Lord, Admiral David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty (1871-1936) (cf, the adjacent Haig Avenue)  
Beaufort Terrace Renumbered 20 April 18811. 1ESRO DB/D/27/222
Beckley Close, Whirehawk Cul-de-sac.
Bedford Buildings At 54 Upper Bedford Street and 7 Montague Place. Small houses. 1851-54
Bedford Mews   1851
Bedford Place

¶ Regency Square conservation area.
Built early 1830s.
      2, built early-to-mid 19th century, is Grade II listed1.
      New Venture Theatre, formerly Christ Church Schools (lettering in frieze: 'Christ Church Schools Erected AD 1841') and the Infant Welfare Centre, is Grade II listed2.
1HE 479447
2HE 479448
Bedford Place Mews   1851
Bedford Square

¶ Regency Square conservation area.
Started c.1807, completed after 18181. Originally planned as 36 houses, 42 were actually built. Number of properties in 1822: 32. Some probably designed by Amon Henry Wilds. From the start they were mostly boarding houses/furnished apartments. The gardens were compulsorily purchased by Brighton Corporation in 1884. The two K6 telephone kiosks on the southern side are Grade II listed2.
      3 was the home (1822-27) of Henry Philips, botanist, who proposed a scheme for an Oriental Garden in an Anthaeum glasshouse at the northern end of Oriental Place.
      4-7, 8-9 and 10-13 are Grade II listed3.
      14 was the home from 1925 of the actress Marie Hemingway (1893-1939). Grade II listed4.
      16 is where Sir Walter Scott's grandson and eventual heir, Walter Scott Lockhart Scott, was born during a short visit by Scott's daughter and her husband, J G Lockhart, in April 1826.
      21-25, 26-27, 28-31, 32-33 and 34-39 are Grade II listed5.
      21. In 1962, Alfred Benjamin Sugarman (1925-1987), having changed his name to Ben Sherman, returned from the US to his birth town and opened a shirt factory here. The brand achieved international fame during the 1970s.
      36. In June 1866 Ellen Warder died here as a result of wolf's bane (aconite) poisoning administered over the previous month by her husband, Dr Alfred Warder. When a suspicious doctor refused to sign the death certificate, an inquest was held at the Rockingham Inn in Sillwood Street. Dr Warder killed himself by consuming prussic acid in a room at the Bedford Hotel in King's Road about 10 days after the murder. His two previous wives were found to have died in suspicious circumstances.
      39 was the final home and death place of General Sir Frederick Philipse Robinson.
      Bedford Hotel 1851.
1Anthony Dale: Fashionable Brighton
2HE: 479460-61
3HE: 479449, 479450-51, 479452
4HE: 479453
5HE: 479455, 479457, 479456, 479458-59
Bedford Street

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Number of properties in 1822: 21. Renumbered 4 June 18791.
      17-18 were designed by Wilds and Busby. Grade II listed2 with their railings.
1ESRO DB/D/27/346
2HE: 479462
Beech Close, Mile Oak Cul-de-sac of two semi-detached and six terraced houses.
Beech Grove, Moulsecoomb Cul-de-sac of Tudorbethan semi-detached houses, built 1930s.
Beech Wood, Patcham   1881
Beechers Road, Mile Oak Bungalows.
The Beeches Built in the 1960s on the site of the first house in Dyke Road Avenue (no 14, built 1884) and its four-acre estate. See also Hazeldene Meads.  
Beechlands Estate, Rottingdean Built to the west of Falmer Road c1954.  
Beechwood Avenue, Withdean Named 5 April 19381. Numbered October 19452. 1ESRO DB/D/27/41
2ESRO DB/D/27/252
Beechwood Close Numbered December 19581. 1ESRO DB/D/27/41
Beeding Avenue, Hangleton One of a group of adjoining roads named after Sussex villages. Evidemce of Roman occupation, including a basilican Roman villa and 11 corn drying kilns, was found here during building operaations in 1947-49.  
Beldon Road Location unknown; misspelling of Belton Road?. Land here was conveyanced from Phillips to Cutress in 1883.1 1ESRO ACC5310/33
Belfast Street, Hove       St Andrew's Church of England Primary School opened here in September 2003, having moved from a site just to the south, built in 1977, which replaced the original school in George Street.
      15-17 Belfast Tavern PH, renamed The Bell by 2009, then The Urchin in 2015.
Belgrave Place

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Built 1846 by Thomas Cubitt, probably named after London's Belgrave Square, where Cubitt had built a house for Thomas Kemp. Cubitt had acquired property in Kemp Town as part payment of debts owned to him by Thomas Read Kemp.
      1-7, 11-12 and 13-17 and their railings were built by Thomas Cubitt. Grade II listed1.
      8-10 and their railings are Grade II listed2.
1HE 479464, 479466-67
2HE 479465
Belgrave Square, Portslade   1881
Belgrave Street       Belgrave Street Congregational Chapel was designed by Thomas Simpson. The foundation stone is dated 1 January 1863 and the chapel opened in 1865. It closed in 1942 and became the Technical College Training Centre. It is now used for housing and known as Billam House, part of Billam Terrace. 1861
Belgrave Terrace East of 154 Marine Parade.
      9 was the home of Dr Sir William Tindal Robertson MP. He committed suicide here by cutting his throat when severely depressed.1
1Glasgow Herald, 7 October 1889
Belgrave Terrace, Portslade   1881
Belgrave Terrace North Former name of 28-36 London Road1. 1850s
1Ta1854: 46
Belle Vue Cottages Private road, cul-de-sac off Bear Road  
Belle Vue Field Site of Regency Square, used for fairs and other gatherings until c1806. It had a wharf in front of it. A windmill formerly known as West Mill, then Streeter's Mill, was moved from here to a site at the top of the Millers Road by 36 yoke of oxen in 1797.  
Belle Vue Gardens

¶ College conservation area (1-9 odd).
Renumbered 16 October 19001 and 19 November 19032.
      Belle Vue Court was built c.1968 on the site of Belle Vue Hall, home of William Percival Boxall JP. Belle Vue Hall's original garden wall still stands. (See also 22 Walpole Road). House on nearby Marine Parade at the seaward end of Burlington Street c.1800 was called Belle Vue; houses to the west of the top of Burlington Street on Bristol Road preserve the name. See also Eastern Road.
1ESRO DB/D/46/660 2ESRO DB/D/27/101
Bellingham Crescent, Hove The Bellinghams were an old Sussex family.
      69 is Aldrington Place.
Belmont Built c1858. See also 165 Preston Road.
      2-6 are Grade II listed1.
1HE 479468-71
Belmont Place From 38 Cheapside to 37 Ann Street. Small houses. 1850s
Belmont Street From 42 Cheapside to 37 Ann Street. Trades and small houses. 1850s
Belton Close

¶ Round Hill conservation area.
Private road. Cul-de-sac.
Belton Road

¶ Round Hill conservation area.
Renumbered 16 July 18911. 1ESRO DB/D/27/239
Belvedere Terrace

¶ Clifton Hill conservation area.
Part of Norfolk Road. Built 1848-1853.
      21-28 are Grade II listed1.
1HE 480932
Bembridge Street
Bendigo Estate A plotland development of shanty buildings, mostly former army huts, developed 1922-24 in the neighbourhood of Vale Avenue to the east of London Road at Patcham.  
Benett Avenue, Hove Named after Vere Fane Benett, aka Benett-Stanford.  
Benett Drive, Hove Stanford estate. Construction of road began summer 1955.  
Benfield Close, Portslade    
Benfield Crescent, Portslade    
Benfield Way, Portslade    
Bengairn Avenue, Patcham Moderne-influenced dormer bungalows.  
Bennett Road, Kemp Town Renumbered 25 June 19251. 1ESRO DB/D/27/80
Bentham Road One of several streets off Elm Grove named after nineteenth century philosophers (cf, Carlyle Street, Cobden Road). Jeremy Bentham (1748 1832) propounded the utilitarian system of philosophy. Renumbered 20 April 18811.
      43-45 was a Congregational Mission Hall, built in 1881 and closed in 1975.
1ESRO DB/D/27/222
Berwick Road, Saltdean Numbered 20 September 19381. 1ESRO DB/D/27/49
Beresford Road, Kemp Town Social housing apartment blocks, leading to allotments. 1ESRO DB/D/27/49
Bernard Place
Bernard Road
Berriedale Avenue, Hove
Bertram Road, Hove Vallance estate. Former name of Portland Road, previously Clarendon Villas Road.
      Wesleyan Iron Church became Hove Methodist Church (see Portland Road
Berwick Road, Saltdean
Bevendean One of the manors that comprised the parish of Falmer. (Valley of Beva?) Two farms were here: Lower and Upper Bevendean.
      Higher Bevendean is the private housing development of the late 1930s (Bevendean Crescent, Medmerry Hill, Nyetimber Hill, Widdicombe Way).
      Lower Bevendean is the council estate developed from 1949 as an extendion of The Avenue.
Bevendean Avenue, Saltdean Some distance from Bevendean, extending beyond the city boundary. Numbered 1 September 19551. 1ESRO DB/D/27/323
Bevendean Crescent
Bevendean Road       †Bevendean Hospital began as an isolation unit in temporary huts in 1881 during an outbreak of smallpox. The main building, designed by borough engineer Francis J C May, was opened by the mayor of Brighton, Sir John Blaker, on 27 October 1898. It closed on 26 September 1990 and was later demolished to make way for housing and the Sussex Beacon hospice. The gates, gate piers and walls of the hospital still stand and are Grade II listed1. 1HE 479472
Bexhill Road, Woodingdean Road encircling the northern part of Woodingdean and continuing southwards as Cowley Drive.
Bigwood Avenue, Hove Named after a local landowner [not traced but John Bigwood was a house agent who lived at 57 Dyke Road in 1905].
      9 was the birthplace and lifelong home of film archivist Graham Head (1909-1981).
Billam Terrace Part of Belgrave Street, based on the former Congregational chapel by Thomas Simpson.  
Birch Grove Crescent, Hollingbury Semi-detached post-war social housing. Ke1949
Birling Close One of a group of streets named after places in East Sussex. (cf, Eastbourne Road, Jevington Drive.)  
Bishops Road, Hove Stanford Estate.
      Layout and sewer plans: July 19261, March 19282
1ESRO DO/C/8/927,930
2ESRO DO/C/8/1176,1175
Bishopstone Drive Formerly known as Newlands Road.
      5, 7 were built in 2012 by the developers Sussex Villas Ltd and designed by Turner Associates in new-deco style to replace a derelict semi-detached 1930s property.
Black Lion Lane

¶ Old Town conservation area.
Formerly known as Black Lion Street Lane.
      1 Sea Nest, 2 The Nook and 3 from the late 18th century are Grade II listed1.
1HE 479473
Black Lion Street

¶ Old Town conservation area.
One of the town's earliest streets, dating back to at least the 16th century, named after the inn. It had 62 houses by 1776, to which another 15 were added by 1795. However, humber of properties in 1822: 35.
      2 was the birthplace on 11 April 1849 of Frederick Akbar Mahomed.
      15 Cricketer's Arms Hotel dates from c1545, then known as the Laste and Fishcart. It was renamed by landlord Jutton in 1790. The outside is dated 1886 and the upper storeys 1824. The pub, its sign and 'attached iron chain' are Grade II listed1.
      37 Black Lion pub and its associated former brewery were established c1546. This is where the first protestant martyr, Deryk Carver (who grew hops in the Hempshares and was burnt 22 July 1555 at Lewes), lived. Plaque erected 1926.
map c1824
1HE 479474
Black Lion Street Lane From 15 Black Lion Street to 52 Ship Street. Now called Black Lion Lane. 1826-1850s
Black Rock District at the former eastern edge of Brighton (see Boundary Road). Black Rock Farm was on the cliffs close to the present-day Marine Gate apartment block on Marine Drive, to the east of the Abergavenny Arms and Rifle Butt Road. The area to the north, leading up to the Volunteer rife range, was known as Black Rock Valley. Development began with the construction of the gas works in 1818-1819 by the Brighton Gas Light and Coke Company. The gasworks were just outside the borough to avoid paying tax on imported coal.
      The outfall from the main sewer and storm drain was here.
      Black Rock Swimming Pool, designed in art deco style by Brighton Borough Engineer David Edwards, opened in 1936, closed in 1978 and was demolished the following year. Re-development of this area, on the seafront below Marine Parade to the west of the Marina, has been under consideration for many years.
Black Rock Cottages   1851
Blackman Street Formerly small tenements, built c1836-40. Subject to a compulsory purchase order in 1959; the housing was demolished in 1962 and replaced with, among other buildings, Brighton's tallest Council housing tower block, Theobald House, named after Councillor Stanley Theobald. 1839—
Blackthorn Close, Portslade Cul-de-sac.
Blaker Street Built commercially in 1895-99 with White Street to designs by Francis J C May, the borough surveyor, on the site of Thomas Street, Chesterfield Street, Cumberland Street and Derby Place. The Blakers were a prominent local family: Sir John Blaker was mayor of Brighton 1895-98 (as was Frederick Blaker 1904-05). Renumbered 4 February 18971. 1ESRO DB/D/27/230
Blaker's Park    
Blatchington Road, Hove

¶ Cliftonville conservation area (102-106 even, Central United Reform Church, Holy Trinity Church, Ventnor Hall).
The road leads to West Blatchington. The section between Goldstone Villas and Denmark Villas was orioginally known as North Place.
      Central United Reformed Church on the corner of Ventnor Villas opposite Holy Trinity was initially the Cliftonville Congregational Church, designed by H N Goulty. The foundation stone is dated 9 July 1867. During the 1940s it was known as the Ventnor Lecture Hall.
      Holy Trinity Church was built 1862-64 in red brick and stone to a design by James Woodman, built by Cane, with a north aisle of 1868. The church and the churchyard walls are Grade II listed1.
1HE 365486
Blenheim Mews Blenheim (German: Blindheim) is a place in Bavaria, noted for the nearby battle in 1704, which led to General John Churchill being created 1st Duke of Marlborough and being rewarded with a residence called Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. 1851
Blenheim Place

¶ North Laine conservation area (1-8 consecutive).
Partly pedestrianised street of small terraced houses built c1840. On the south side is the wall of a malthouse, retained as part of a development of 12 flats. 1826,1854
Bloomsbury Place

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
      1-13 and 15-31 and their railings are Grade II listed1. 1822
1HE: 479475-78
Bloomsbury Street

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Blucher Place Built during 1810s parallel to Wellington Place off the northern end of Upper Russell Street. Small houses. Prussian Field Marshal Gebhart von Blucher (1742-1819) participated in the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo. By the time the street was named in his honour his mental state was questionable. According to one account, he believed he was pregnant with an elephant by a French grenadier. Number of properties in 1822: 16. Ba1822
Blue and Buffs Former name of 1-4 Old Steine, painted in the colours of the Whig Party, which the Prince Regent then favoured.  
Boar's Lane Earlier name for Air Street.  
Bodiam Avenue, Lower Bevendean Formerly Norwich Drive East.  
Bodiam Close, Lower Bevendean  
Bodle's Court At 49 (Great) Russell Street. Former cul-de-sac of small tenements with the name of an old Brighton family, which owned land in the Hempshares in the mid 17th century; Richard Bodle was High Constable of Brighton in 18181. 1826,1851
1Harrison and North:60
Boiler House Road, Falmer On the University of Brighton campus.  
Bolney Road, Moulsecoomb Built in the late 1940s. Most streets in the north of the area are named after Sussex villages.  
Bolsover Road, Hove Part of the Glen Estate. Road laid out on former allotments by George Burstow for J V Franklin, planning application dated 13 April 18971. Variety of two-storey terraced housing. The Keep DO/C/6/1573
Bolton Terrace Part of Richmond Street. 1854
Bonchurch Road Renumbered 6 September 18941. :125, 127. Building approval was applied for by Godley for two houses, to be built by Pollard, on 6 August 18972. 1ESRO DB/D/27/165
2ESRO DB/D/7/4575
Bond Street

¶ North Laine conservation area.
Formerly known as New Street (cf, the adjacent New Road), renamed c1805 and apparently renumbered then or soon after. Built after 1776; 32 houses by 1795. In New Street Cobby (1800) lists a baker (no 33), basket-maker (34), builders (10), dancing masters (35), grocers (9, 17), hairdresser (30), poulterer (18), upholder (10), whitesmith and bell-hanger (21) and the Wheatsheaf Inn. Number of properties in 1822: 42.
      2, 3, 4-5, 6-7a were built as terraced houses (4 and 5 bow-fronted), later converted to shop use. Grade II listed1.
      14 has a 19th century shop front. Aird & Co moved here from 45a Gardner Street. Grade II listed2.
      15-16 are said to be faced with mathematical tiles but this seems unlikely. Grade II listed3.
      18a-20 were built as terraced houses, later converted to shop use. Grade II listed with 5 Church Street4.
      21 has a tiled doorway with the number 21 and 'Estb 1874' in a tiled pediment above the door.
      27 (formerly 19 New Street) was the Wheatsheaf Inn (intaglio in rendering).
      30, now a modern brick-faced infill, was the stage door of the Dolphin Theatre (16-17 New Road).
      35 is the stage door of the Theatre Royal (see New Road) and is Grade II listed.
      42 (?) at the North Street end of the east side was the site of a Salem Strict Baptist Chapel designed by local architect Thomas Simpson, built in 1861, demolished in 1974 and replaced by Edge House and a double retail unit.
1HE: 479479-82
2HE: 479484
3HE: 479485
4HE: 479486
Bond Street Cottages

¶ North Laine conservation area.
Grade II listed1, excluding the Sussex County Arts Club. 1479483
Bond Street Court At 9 Bond Street. Cul-de-sac twitten. 1854
Bond Street Lane

¶ North Laine conservation area.
From 11 Bond Street to Jew Street. Incorrectly spelled 'Laine' on the street sign and in the council website's wTraffic Searches Information list.  
Bond Street Row

¶ North Laine conservation area.
From 7 Bond Street to King Place. Twitten. 1826-1854
Borough Street

¶ Clifton Hill conservation area.
Built early 1830s and named in honour of the creation of the parliamentary borough of Brighton in 1832.
      3, 8-13 and 16 were built c1830. Grade II listed1.
      20-24 were built c1832. Grade II listed2.
      45a St Stephen's House was built in 1855 as St Stephen's National School, associated with the church in Montpelier Place and Rev George Wagner. It was later used as commercial premises and is now occupied by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). Grade II listed3.
1HE 479487-89
2HE 479490
3HE 479491
Borrow King Close, Bevendean Built 2005 (?) on the site of the former Bevendean Hospital. Arthur Borrow King (1924-1992) was a Brighton councillor. A handicap race at Brighton Races is named in his memory.  
Boss Mews   1851
Boss's Gardens At 29-30 Edward Street to Carlton Hill. Small houses. Lt George Boss had a riding academy here in the 1840s. Fo1852-Ke1968
Boston Street York Road to New England Street. Montpelier Road North. The land was bought for building development by Daniel Friend from William V Langridge, Clerk of the Peace for Sussex1. Named after the New England city of Boston at the same time as New England Street. Subject to a 1956 compulsory purchase order and demolished in the 1958. The stump runs south from the west end of Cross Street, at the rear of Clarendon Centre. 1861
1James Gray JG_10a_168
Boundary Passage

¶ Clifton Hill conservation area.
Formerly known as Norfolk Avenue, this is on the boundary between Brighton and Hove. The boundary marker stone 40 metres north of Western Road and the boundary stone at the junction with Montpelier Place are Grade II listed1.
      9-10 has housed the Brighton & Hove Central Spiritualist Church since 1978.
1HE 479494, 480455
Boundary Road, Black Rock Between 1606 and 1928 this was the eastern boundary of Brighton.
      Bell Tower Industrial Estate takes its name from the salvaged old school bell, being on the site of
      †St Mark's Schools moved here from Chesham Road. The architect of the boys' and girls' departments was Joseph Norton of Sheffield1.
1Building News, 1898-09-02:341
Boundary Road, Hove/Portslade B2194. The eastern side of the road only.
See also Station Road, Portslade.
Bowring Way, Off Bristol Gate. Commemorates Edgar Alfred Bowring. Three pairs of semi-detached houses and three social housing blocks called Pippin, Cherry, Damson, the names being worked in mosaic.  
Boyces Street

¶ Old Town conservation area.
Existed by the mid 17th century. Formerly (18th century) Boyces Lane. Sarah Boyce was a local landowner1; a member of the family owned a cottage here. Number of properties in 1822: 13
      2 was the Sussex and Brighton Infirmary for Diseases of the Eye 1832-1846. It is Grade II listed2.
      8 The Full Moon pub was built 1843.
      10 is faced with mathematical tiles.
      11, the Fiddler's Elbow pub, was previously the Stafford Arms and then Beckett's Head.
1Jones & Pollard
2HE 479495
Boyles Lane, Kemp Town Private twitten off Prince's Terrace. 1859
Brackenbury Close, Portslade Cul-de-sac of 27 houses, built 1996.  
Braeding Road  
Braemore Road, Hove Built 1927.  
Braeside Avenue, Patcham Part of the Ladies Mile Estate, named by developer George Ferguson after the village in Aberdeenshire. Named 27 April 19331. 1ESRO DB/D/27/30
Bramber Avenue, Hangleton One of a group of adjoining roads named after Sussex villages.  
Bramber Avenue, Peacehaven       Church of the Ascension was designed by L Keir Hett, built by T J Braybon & Son and consecrated on 27 September 1955, when the ecclesiatical parish of Peacehaven was formed. It replaced an iron church (actually wood and asbestos) built in 1922 on the site now occupied by the church hall, built in 1966. The Sussex Chapel to complete the building was made possible by a bequest from Miss Nellie Woodruff.  
Bramble Rise, Westdene Named 5 April 19381. Part numbered 4 July 19532. Supplementary numbering 5 April 1956 and 16 January 19603. 1ESRO DB/D/27/40
2ESRO DB/D/27/311
3ESRO DB/D/27/331
Brambledean Road, Portslade Mostly two-storey terraced housing.
Bramble Way, Holingbury Cul-de-sac, built on the site of an ancient field system1. Formerly Sedgwick Road. Three-storey apartment blocks.
      68 was the final home of actress Phyllis Dare.
1The Keep MES23816
Brangwyn Estate Developed by W H Lee c1936. The estate was named in honour of Sir Frank Brangwyn, who lived at Ditchling 1918-1956 but was apparently reluctant to have his name used thus. The entrance to the estate is marked at the junction of Brangwyn Drive and Brangwyn Way by two brick piers, which are Grade II listed1. 1HE: 482046
Brangwyn Avenue Numbered 6 October 19551. Crouched burial human remains were found here, probably late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age, but with no grave goods 1ESRO DB/D/27/40
Brangwyn Crescent Numbered 6 October 19551. 1ESRO DB/D/27/40
Brangwyn Drive Numbered 6 October 19551. 1ESRO DB/D/27/40
Brangwyn Way Numbered 6 October 19551. 1ESRO DB/D/27/40
Brasslands Drive, Portslade Mainly interwar-years bungalows and semi-detached houses.
Braybon Avenue The Braybon family firm built many houses in the north of Brighton. Renumbered 17 March 19421.
      Church of Christ the King is a modern Anglican church, designed by L K Hett, built by Ringmer Building Works and consecrated on 16 March 1959. The bell, pews and choir stalls came from the about-to-be-demolished St Margaret's, Cannon Place. The church hall was dedicated on 31 March 1939. The church was declared redundant in 2006 and is now Elim Pentecostal Church.
      St Thomas More is a modern Roman Catholic Church.
1ESRO DB/D/27/62
Braypool Lane  
Brede Close, Whitehawk Cul-de-sac.  
Bread Street Originally from Church Street to North Road—53 houses in 18221—now a cul-de-sac off North Road, leading to a private development.
      † Church of St Mary the Virgin and St Mary Magdalene was the first church commissioned by Rev Arthur Douglas Wagner. Designed by G F Bodley and built by John Fabian, it opened in 1862, closed in 1948 and was taken over for industrial use. It was demolished in 1965.
Brentwood Close, Hollingdean Five pairs of semi-[detached houses around a green.  
Brentwood Crescent, Hollingdean  
Brentwood Road, Hollingdean Local authority housing.  
Brewer Street Built in 1882 on the site of The Maze, part of Ireland's Pleasure Gardens. Renumbered 18 October 18831.
      † 43 was a Tilley's bus shed.
1ESRO DB/D/27/190A
Briar Close, Woodingdean Cul-de-sac of six bungalows. 1859
Briarcroft Road, Woodingdean Numbered 5 September 1958, supplementary numbering 9 January 19701. 1ESRO DB/D/27/352
Bride Place Between 2 Elm Grove and 3 Islingword Road. 1859
Briggs's Passage At 131 North Street. 1826-1854
Brigden Street, Preston Built by Daniel Friend in the 1860s. Alderman John Leonhardt Brigden was mayor of Brighton 1863-1865 and 1873-1875.
      St Luke's Sunday School opened in 1877. It was replaced by a school in Exeter Street.
Bright's Place At the commencement of Lewes Road, corner of Elm Grove
      † 2 Admiral Napier Inn commemorated Admiral Sir Charles Napier (1786-1860), who was
BRIGHTON 'Beorhthelm's farmstead' (OE Beorhtelingas tun). In Domesday Book as Bristelmestune. Still known as Brighthelmston as recently as the Prince Regent's day, although the abbreviated version was noted in the late 17th century; and the shortened version was adopted officially by the Town Commissioners in 1810. The town was incorporated as a borough in 1854.  
Brighton Greenway Pedestrian way running north-west from Stroudley Road to the north side of New England Road between the two railway viaducts. Created c2010 and not signed.  
Brighton Hall Estate Development on the site of the Old Workhouse, including Buckingham Road.  
Brighton Michelham A manor.  
Brighton Park Former name of Queen's Park.  
Brighton Place

¶ Old Town conservation area.
Angled street in The Lanes, formerly part of The Knab; the name was in use before 1799, reflecting the popular name for Brighthelmston. Several shops holding royal warrants were here during the reign of George IV. Number of properties in 1822: 43. Absorbed into the re-developed Brighton Square.
      5-8 are Grade II listed1.
      9 Druid's Head Inn, built as a dwelling house late 18th century and converted to a pub in 1825. It is believed to have a closed-off cellar passage. The ghost of a smugger is said to be active in the cellar. While being chased along smugglers' tunnels by customs officials on 2 August 1742 he slipped on wet steps and fell to his death. Grade II listed2.
map c1824
1HE: 479496-97
2HE: 479498
Brighton Place Cottages Small houses. 1854-1861
Brighton Square

¶ Old Town conservation area.
Shopping development built in 1966 on the site of an older place of the same name—taking in the modern Brighton Place—also known as The Knab, Knabb or Knap. map c1824
Brill's Lane

¶ Old Town conservation area.
Charles Brill was the founder of Brill's Baths, which from 1869 to January 1929 stood between East Street and Pool Valley.  
Bristol Estate The name derived from local landowner 1st Marquess/5th Earl of Bristol, who lived at 19-20 Sussex Square It was applied to streets and a pub name in Kemp Town and Bristol estate at Whitehawk.  
Bristol Gardens, Kemp Town

¶ Kemp Town conservation area (12-38 even).
Renumbered 27 March 19241.
      9 is Grade II listed2.
1ESRO DB/D/27/196
2HE 479499
Bristol Gate, Kemp Town The gates, lamp standards and walls are Grade II listed1. Renumbered 10 February 19482.
      2 Rosaz House was Brighton and Hove Girls Orphanage from 1936, moving here from the Latilla Building of the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road. Named after Chevalier François de Rosaz, founder of the orphanage when it was in Western Road.
1HE 479500
2ESRO DB/D/27/277
Bristol Mews, Kemp Town Gated private cul-de-sac on the site of former glasshouses in Bristol Nursery.
Bristol Place, Kemp Town

¶ Kemp Town conservation area (west side).
Bristol Road

¶ East Cliff conservation area (1, 2, 8-10, 12-30, St Joseph's Convent).
Renumbered 17 January 19011.
      4-5, 13 St Joseph's Convent of Mercy & School & Guest House for Lady Boarders came to this site in 1853. The chapel was designed by George Cheesman and built in 1892. These buildings and the convent chapel are Grade II listed3.
      10 St John the Baptist Church, designed by William Hallett in neo-classical style and based on St Mary, Moorfields, London, was one of the earliest Catholic churches built after the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829, extended to designs by Gilbert Robert Blount in 1887 and 1890 with wall decorations from 1890-1921 by Nathaniel Hubert Westlake. It opened in 1835 and contains the tomb of Maria Fitzherbert (1756-1837), morganatic wife of George IV. The Baptism of Christ and relief memorial to Rev Edward Cullin (1776-1850) is by John Edward Carew and date from 1835 and 1850 respectively. The church is Grade II* listed2.
      28-29. The stables at the rear, a rare surviving example of early 19th century livery stables, are Grade II listed4.
      Secret Garden on the eastern corner with Bristol Place is Grade II listed in June 20145.
1ESRO DB/D/27/100
2HE 479505
3HE 479501-03
4HE 479504
Bristol Road East Name of Chesham Road before 1865.  
Bristol Street, Kemp Town Numbered 27 September 19281. 1ESRO DB/D/27/149
Bristol Terrace   1861
Brittany Road, Hove       50 was the final home from c1948 of singer/songwriter Roy Leslie Holmes (1901-1960).  
Broad Green, Woodingdean       St Patrick's Catholic Church was previously the Anglican Church of the Resurrection, designed in 1955 by John Wells-Thorpe.  
Broad Green Mews, Woodingdean &Private cul-de-sac.  
Broad Street

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Built after 1776; 22 houses by 1795, 32 in 18221.
      14 was built as a terraced house faced with mathematical tiles. Now a shop. Grade II listed2 with its railings.
      16 was the Stamp and Legacy Duty Office for Surrey and Sussex c1850-1860.
      Terrace Row at the north-east end is an infill of four houses built in the 1960s (??).
2HE 479506
Broadfields, Moulsecoomb .  
Broadfields Road, Moulsecoomb .  
Broadrig Avenue, Hangleton A broadrig was a cultivated strip in an open field system.  
Bromley Road Bifurcating cul-de-sac of three-storey social housing.  
Brompton Close, Patcham  
Brooker Place, Hove

¶ Old Hove conservation area (west side).
Narrow lane behind Brooker Street.  
Brooker Street, Hove Brooker Hall was nearby in Connaught Road. 1881
Broomfield Drive, Mile Oak Broomfield was a local farmer.  
The Brow, Woodingdean Named 23 February 19671, extension named 24 January 19662, numbered 5 December 19573 and 23 February 19674, supplementary numbering 13 June 1968 and 11 November 19685. 1ESRO DB/D/27/277
2ESRO DB/D/27/325
3ESRO DB/D/27/325
4ESRO DB/D/27/327
5ESRO DB/D/27/352
Brownleaf Road, Woodingdean Named and numbered 2 November 1954 and 26 June 19581. 1ESRO DB/D/27/322
Brunswick From the German city and region Braunschweig in Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen). Caroline of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1758-1821) married the future Prince Regent, George IV in 1795 and retained her popularity among the common people, although she was not a regular visitor to Brighton because of the mutual hostility between her and the Prince. The name was used for the Brunswick Town estate.
See also Queen Caroline Close.
Brunswick Town A 'new town' created from 1824 onwards between Brighton and the old village of Hove, laid out and largely designed by C A Busby on a 25-acre site owned by Rev Thomas Scutt.
Brunswick Court

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area.
Off Oxford Street. 1851
Brunswick Mews, Hove Off Holland Road. Private road. 1881
Brunswick Place

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area.
Nine houses in 18221. All buildings, including attached walls and railings, were Grade II listed in 1950 after the Hove Council's scheme to demolish most of Brunswick Town for redevelopment was defeated. The seven lamp posts have a later Grade II listing2.
      1-7 (with 31B Western Road) by Wilds and Busby, built 1828-1830. Grade II listed3.
      10-70 (with 110 Western Road), built 1840s. Grade II listed4.
      12 was the home of General Sir Charles Cameron Shute KCB CB MP (1816-1904).
      60 was sold at auction in November 2908, comprising three ground-floor reception rooms, double-drawing room on first floor, nine bedrooms, bathroom, box room, servants offices in the basement, small garden at rear5.
      70 was the home of Admiral Sir George Granville Randolph KCB (1818-1917) from before 1891 until his death5 (see also 32 Upper Brunswick Place). The Lady Chichester Hospital for nervous diseases came here from Ditching Road in 1912 until moving on to New Church Road in 1920.
2HE 365492
3HE 365488
4HE 365491
5Brighton Gazette, 14 November 1908: 8b
Brunswick Place North Former name for the section of Ditching Road opposite The Level.
      46 was the corporation baths1.
Brunswick Road, Hove

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area.
20 houses under construction in 18511; about 50 houses unfinished (1852)5.
      1-58, with attached walls and railings, are Grade II listed2.
      21 deed of covenant dated October 18603.
      29-30 Lansworth House was a preparatory school run by Charlotte and Katie Thomson, among whose pupils between September 1884 and April 1888 was Winston Churchill (1874-1965), the future prime minister. Marked by two plaques, including the first ever erected by Hove Borough Council and one with some errors.
      31-58 was built in the 1850s. Grade II listed4 with attached walls and railing.
1Census1851 (HO107/1647 folio 55 p10)
3ESRO amsgg/AMS6621/3/38
4HE 365494
Brunswick Row Twitten. From 135 London Road to The Level. Now gated at the eastern end. 1826-1851
Brunswick Square, Hove

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area.
Scutt land. C A Busby was the principal architect for construction between 1824 and 1828. Architect for the drainage and outfall in 1862 was R G Suter and the contractor Cheesman & Co for a tender price of £3,466 plus £77 credit for old materials. Hove Town Council granted planning permission in 1945 to demolish this and Adelaide Crescent to build large apartment blocks but this was never carried out because of a national outcry. The 16 cast-iron lampposts by J Every of Lewes are Grade II listed1.
      1-29 were designed by Wilds and Busby and built 1825-27. Grade I listed2.
      2 was the home for nearly 40 years from 1836 until his death here of Admiral Sir George Augustus Westphal3. Plaque.
      4 was the birthplace of composer Sir Roger Quilter. A Regency Society plaque was placed here in 1977.
      10 was the final (?) home of General Sir Jeffrey Prendergast (1769-1856), Auditor-General of the Madras Army.
      11 was the home from 1848 until his death of Lieut-General James Webber Smith (1779-1853), an officer in the Napoleonic wars, including the Battle of Waterloo, and great-grandfather of the actor David Niven.
      13 is the Regency Town House, a museum representing the original style of Brighton properties in the Regency period.
      17 was the birthplace of the post-impressionist painter Robert Bevan (1865-1925), the home of his grandfather. Plaque.
      20 was a home of Charles Allanson-Winn, 3rd Baron Headley (1810-1877).
      21 was the residence of Isaac Newton Wigney MP (1810-1877).
      22 was the home of Rt Hon Sir William Thackeray Marriott, MP for Brighton.
      30, 30A, 31-33, 33A and 34-58 are by Wilds and Busby, dating from 1825-1827. Grade I listed4.
      30 was the final home of Major-General Sir George Charles D'Aguilar.
      31 was the home of Rev Henry Venn Elliott (1792-1865), perpetual curate of St Mary's Church and the founder of St Mary's Hall.
      33 was the home of Sir Hamilton Harty (1870-1941), who died here 19 February 1941. Regency Society plaque.
      39 was the home in his later years of General Sir Ralph Darling, governor of New South Wales 1824-1831.
      45 was the home of solicitor Charles Carpenter and birthplace of his son, the poet, pioneer socialist and gay writer Edward Carpenter. Plaque.
      53 was called Dunbar Nasmith Home during World War II when it served as a centre for Polish sailors, named after the commander-in-chief of Plymouth and the Western Approaches, Admiral Sir Martin Dunbar Nasmith. Plaque.
1HE: 365497
2HE 365495
3Fo1864: 465
4HE 365496
Brunswick Street East, Hove

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area.
Number of properties in 1822: 16. Ba1822
Brunswick Street West, Hove

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area.
Former mews of coach houses.
      4-18 is the Dudley Hotel.
      20 is a former coach house, now hotel garage.
      32 (Star of Brunswick House) was the Star of Brunswick pub, famous as a haunt of gay men before and after the Second World War.1
      35 early 119th century coach house and cottage with local vernacular brick and cobble frontage.
      62 (Bow Street Runner) was formerly the Station Inn until the 1960s, both names commemorating its once having been a fire station and police station2.
      64 was the office of the Brunswick Town Commissioners when it was built in 1856, becoming the first Hove Town Hall between 1873 and 1882. In the late 20th century it was a snooker hall. Grade II listed3.
2Lyons p22
Brunswick Terrace, Hove

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area.
Building started 1824, the western part was completed 1840. Hove Town Council granted planning permission in 1945 to demolish this and Adelaide Crescent to build large apartment blocks but this was never carried out because of a national outcry.
      1-6, 7-19, 20-32 and 33-42 are by Wilds and Busby, built 1824-1828. Grade I listed1.
      5 was the home of Major-General Sir Adolphus Dalrymple bt, MP for Brighton 1837-1841.
      15 was taken when newly built in 1827 by the Round family. The mediaeval historian J H Round (1854-1928) was born and died here. His maternal grandfather was the poet (and stockbroker) Horace Smith. Plaque.
      19 was the childhood home of Dame Henrietta Barnett.
      Pillar box outside 19 bears the VR royal cipher.
      23 was the home of Gerald Walter Erskine Loder, later Lord Wakehurst, MP for Brighton from 1889 to 1905.
      26 incorporated a private synagogue on the top floor when it was the home of financier and High Sheriff of SussexPhilip Salomons. The house is destroyed by fire on 4 September 1852.
      33 was the home of Laurence, 2nd Earl of Rosse and Alice, (later Dowager) Countess of Rosse. It was then the final home of General Sir William Gomm, who died here.
      42 was let to Prince Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar von Metternich (1773-1859) when forced from office as Austrian Chancellor in 1848, the year of revolutions throughout Europe. The original Regency Society plaque, since replaced with a matching copy, was unveiled by the Austrian ambassador in 1952.
• Other residents: Harrison Ainsworth, Sir Robert Peel, Robin Maugham, General Sir Edward Kerrison.
1HE 365500-03
Brunswick Yard, Hove Off Waterloo Street. 1881
Buckingham Place

¶ West Hill conservation area.
      5-19 (odd) 30, 32 and date from c1845. Grade II listed1.
      47 was built c1845. Grade II listed1.
      49, built c1820, was a children's home run by the Sisters of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God, later known as St Anne's Home for Invalid and Crippled Children. After severe war damage here, the home moved to 3 Lansdowne Road in 1945. Grade II listed1.
Buckingham Road

¶ West Hill conservation area.
Built on the site of the Old Workhouse, also known as the Brighton Hall Estate, and laid out in plans in 18681. Renumbered 7 May 18732.
      12 was acquired by Brighton Grammar School in 1900 for use as a lower school. (See Dyke Road.)
      Pillar Box at junction with Albert Road bears the VR royal cipher.
      31 was the birthplace of illustrator Aubrey Beardsley. Plaque. Grade II listed3.
      45-58, built c1855, are Grade II listed4.
      52-53 (formerly 30-31) built 18725.
      77-80 was the Sussex Maternity and Women's Hospital.
      79 was the home of E J Marshall, headmaster of Brighton Grammar School 1861-1899. Plaque.
      80. Brighton Proprietary Grammar and Commercial School for the Sons of Tradesmen moved here from Grand Parade on 27 May 1868; It became Brighton Grammar School in March 1873. (See Dyke Road.).
      87A was the residence of the writer Mark Ambient (1860-1937) from 1918 to 1933.
1ESRO HOW/47/1
2ESRO DB/D/27/89
5ESRO ACC8745/48
Buckingham Street

¶ West Hill conservation area.
Buckingham Terrace Part of Buckingham Place, leading to Terminus Road.  
Buckler Street, Portslade Part pedestrian footway.
Buckley Close, Hangleton Cul-de-sac of three-storey social housing.
Buller Road Part of cluster of streets to the east of Lewes Road, opposite Preston Barracks, commemorating the second Boer War (1899-1902). General Sir Redvers Buller VC (1839-1908) has two streets named after him: this and parallel Redvers Road, both built shortly before his death.  
Bunker's Hill Between 30 and 31 West Street. Former cul-de-sac of small houses above St Paul's Church, so called because of a resident—an old soldier who fought in the 1775 battle during the American War of Independence. 1826,1899
Burlington Gardens, Portslade
Burlington Street

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
      1, 4, 7 and 23-26 are Grade II listed1. Renumbered 3 September 18912.
      1,4,6,7,21,23 are by Wilds and Busby, dating from 1825.
      25 was the home from 1948 until his death of comedian Max Miller (1894-1963), the 'Cheeky Chappie'. British Music Hall plaque.
      † St Anne's Church, formerly on the north-west side, was designed by Benjamin Ferrey for Rev Henry Wagner on the more unusual north-south axis. It opened in 1863 and was demolished in 1986 to make way for housing.
2ESRO DB/D/27/209
Burlow Close, Whitehawk Cul-de-sac.  
Burnes Vale, Rottingdean

¶ Rottingdean conservation area (no 12).
Gated development off Falmer Road, built 2000/01. Nearby is a First World War memorial in the grounds of the former Rottingdean Preparatory School.  
Burnham Close, Woodingdean Cul-de-sac.  
Bursted Close, Hollingbury Social housing. Cul-de-sac.  
Burton Villas, Hove Named after a local landowner [not traced]. Pi1908
Burton Walk, Hove Twitten and railway foot bridge linking Wilbury Crescent (opposite Burton Villas) and Silverdale Avenue.  
Burwash Road, Hangleton One of a group of adjoining roads named after Sussex villages.  
Bury Street Former name of College Place.  
Bush Close, Woodingdean Cul-de-sac.  
Bush Cottage Close, Hangleton Cul-de-sac.  
Bush Farm Drive, Hangleton  
Bush Mews, Kemptown Development of 11 commercial units converted by Ellis Building Contractors c2010 from derelict buildings off Arundel Road.  
Bute Street Proposed renumbering 2 September 18811. 1ESRO DB/D/27/267
Buttercup Walk, Hollingbury Cul-de-sac of six two-storey semi-detached houses and one detached house at Old Boat Corner.  
Buxted Rise, Hollingbury  
Buxton Road, Prestonville Built in the 1890s.  
Byam Road Name for Tongdean Avenue prior to housing development. The Byams were the ancestors of Mary Elizabeth Mathew, wife of William Thomas Roe, owner of the Withdean and Tongdean estates.His granddaughter was married to Eldred Curwen, under whose ownership land was being sold off for development. There was a Byam House in King's Road. map
Byre Cottages, Ovingdean

¶ Ovingdean conservation area.
Cul-de-sac. Cluster of flint-faced sottages.  
Byron Street, Hove In the Poet's Corner district, named after poet Lord George Byron (1788-1824).
      Church of St Barnabas was designed by J L Pearson and opened in 1882. It is Grade II* listed1.
Byworth Close, Whitehawk Cul-de-sac of three-storey apartments.  

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