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Jackson Street One of several streets built in the late 1860s and named after famous Americans. Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh US president. (See also Grant Street, Lincoln Street, Washington Street.) Renumbered 3 May 19061. Pa1881
1ESRO DB/D/27/131
Jersey Street Probably named after the US state New Jersey; the adjacent street is Newark Place, Newark being a city in New Jersey. There are several American references in street names in the area. Census1861, Fo1862
Jesmond Close, Hove   K1958
Jesmond Road, Hove Interwar development of semi-detached housing forming an elongated crescent with Rothbury Road. Jesmond was close to Rothbury, Northumberland, which was the birthplace of local builder A L Middleton (see also Rothbury Cinema under Franklin Road). K1932
Jevington Drive One of a group of streets named after neighbouring places in East Sussex (cf, Eastbourne Road, Birling Close, Willingdon Road). K1964
Jew Street

¶ North Laine conservation area.
Built after 1776; 12 houses here by 1795. The first synagogue in Brighton opened here in 1792, moving in 1808 to Poune's Court. The street used to be joined by an alley from the south end to New Road.
      10 was the address of Nicholas Washer, the town crier and beadle, in 17991.
• For Model Dwelling House see Church Street.
1C1799, Census1841
John Street

¶ North Laine conservation area.
Originally St John Street. Formerly known between Carlton Hill and Sussex Street as Nelson Street. The former slums were replaced in the 1960s by non-residential buildings.
      4 Dinapore House commemorates Dinapore Place and Dinapore Street, formerly on the site.
      Sussex Police Headquarters, designed by Brighton borough architect Percy Billington, opened in 1965 and replaced the former Brighton police headquarters in Little East Street in 1967. It has been re-clad and coloured to ameliorate some of its harshness.
Br1845, Census1851
Johns Place St John's Place? 1851
Jubilee Mews Passage off Church Street beside the Old Courthouse, leading to Barrack Yard.
Jubilee Place   Census1861
Jubilee Road, Portslade Cul de sac.
Jubilee Street

¶ North Laine conservation area.
If it celebrates a royal jubilee it is the golden jubilee in the reign of George III in 1810. A Brighton (Jubilee Street) Confirmation Order was made in 1939 to acquire the land for redevelopment. Clearances began c1953 but the site was left derelict because of failure to agree on plans for new projects until the building of the Jubilee Library FIFTY years later.
      † Blind Asylum 1851.
      † Central National School was on the corner of Church Street, facing along New Road, from 1829 until its demolition by the council in 1971 while the preservation order was in the mail but delayed by 'industrial action' at the Post Office1.
      Jubilee Library was opened on 3 March 2005 by the Princess Royal. It was designed by Bennetts Associates Architects in association with Lomax Cassidy & Edwards and built at a cost of £14m.
Ba1824
1Carder (1990)
Julian Road, Hove Named after Sir Julian Goldsmid (1838-1896), 3rd (and last) baronet, grandson of Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid. He failed to win the Brighton parliamentary seat in 1864 but had an influential career as an MP for different constituencies over the next 30 years. He was a director of the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway company and died in Brighton. (See also Osmond Road.) To1899
Junction Parade Between King's Road/Little East Street and Grand Junction Road/Pool Valley.
See Grand Junction Road
 
Junction Place   1851
Junction Road

¶ West Hill conservation area (Brighton Station).
Created when a bus station was formed in front of
      Brighton Station. Opened May 1840. The station, designed by David Mocatta, and the train sheds, designed by John Urpeth Rastrick, are Grade II* listed1. Lt-Gen Arthur Richard Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington (1807-1884) died here on 13 August 1884.
See also Grand Junction Road.
Ke1937
1EH 481121
Junction Road West       † Stafford Mansions.
      †Warwick Mansions.
1851
Juniper Close, Portlade. Cul de sac of 42 terraced houses, the first built 1980, others mid 1990s.

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