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Haddington Close, Hove Provides rear access to some properties on the west side of George Street.
Haddington Street, Hove       1a was the Blatchington Road Assembly Rooms (Blatchington Hall) and a rifle range before becoming the Empire Picture Theatre in December 19101. The cinema closed in 1932 and the building was used for commercial and engineering purposes. It was replaced by a supermarket (now a Cooperative Food store). Pa1875—
Hadlow Close Post war council development, developed c1956, named after Sussex village (Hadlow Down). Ke1956—
Hagknot, Portslade [1881]
Haig Avenue, Coldean Named after the First World War military commander, Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (1861-1928) (cf, the adjacent Beatty Avenue) Ke1954—
Hailsham Avenue, Saltdean Numbered 1 September 19551. Ke1947—
1ESRO DB/D/27/326
Halland Road, East Moulescoomb Built in the late 1940s. Most streets in the north of the area are named after Sussex villages. Ke1947—
Hallett Road William Hallett founded Kemp Town Brewery and built St John the Baptist RC Church in Bristol Road. He became High Constable of Brighton in 1834 and was the second mayor of Brighton in 1855; he lived at Manor House in nearby Manor Road. His son (?) William Henry Hallett served as mayor from 1866 to 1868 and again in 1881. Pi1925—
Hallyburton Road, Aldrington No properties listed in Pi1909. Pi1909—
Hamilton Close, Portslade Cul-de-sac.
Hamilton Court See The Strand
Hamilton Road, Prestonville Built by Daniel Friend in the 1860s early in the Prestonville development. Renumbered 6 September 19061.
      32 was the birthplace of Eric Gill (see also 53 Highcroft Villas). Plaque.
      64 Prestonville Arms is allegedly haunted.
      Highlands 1881.
1ESRO DB/D/27/129
Hamilton Terrace, Preston Built by Daniel Friend in the 1860s early in the Prestonville development. Incorporated into Old Shoreham Road 30 August 19381 and renumbered as 2-12. Pa1869
1ESRO DB/D/27/47
Hampden Place See Hampton Place.
Hampden Road Built c1856. Fo1856—
Hampstead Road Under construction 1893 (eight named houses). Numbered 6 July 19051.
      1 Station Hotel, formerly the Tivoli Hotel, was designed by Charles Henry Buckman for Tamplin's Brewery in 18912.
1ESRO DB/D/27/132
2ESRO DB/D/7/2754 dated 1891-07-02
Hampton Place

¶ Clifton Hill conservation area (6-34 even, 11-39 odd).
Named after Hampton Villa, a Grecian-style house that stood nearby1. Built c1825; also known as Hampden Place. Renumbered 3 December 19032.
      1 is called Codrington House after Admiral Sir Edward Codrington.
      11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 25, 29-37 are Grade II listed.
      8-28, 32 and 34 are Grade II listed.
      39 Hampton House is Grade II listed.
1Sue Berry: 'Thomas Kemp and the Shaping of Regency Brighton c181-1845' in Georgian Group Journal, xvii, 2009: 128
2ESRO DB/D/27/122
Hampton Street       †1-5 were occupied by fly properietors in 1858. Br1845—
Hampton Terrace Continuation of Upper North Street, built in the mid 1840s, absorbed as 58-62 Upper North Street.
      1 was the home of Alderman George Cobb Jr. Grade II listed.
      2 is Grade II listed.
Hampton's Lane, Withdean A former name of Withdean Drove1, later Peacock Lane. 1ESRO DB/D/27/129
Hamsey Close, Whitehawk Cul-de-sac. Numbering 11 June 19801 1ESRO DB/D/27/445
HANGLETON 'Farmstead by a sloping wood (hanger tun)'. Identified in Domesday Book as Hangetone1, with a population of more than 200, which the Black Death reduced to two by 1428. The tenants of Hangleton Farm from the late 17th century until 1914 were the Hardwick family. The parish of Hangleton was united with Portslade on 28 July 1864. The whole 1,120 acres of the parish remained farmland until development began shortly before the Second World War, spreading from Aldrington. 1See Clayton, Charles E: 'Hangleton and its history' in Sussex Archaeological Collections, vol 34 (Lewes: H Wolff, 1886)
Hangleton Close, Hangleton T-shaped cul-de-sac, mainly bungalows. Ke1947—
Hangleton Gardens, Hove Ke1947—
Hangleton Lane, Hove.

¶ Benfield Barn conservation area (Benfield Barn and barn complex, Benfield Cottages.
¶ Hangleton conservation area (28-44 even).
      Benfield Barn probably dates from the 18th century. It was part of the Benfield Manorhouse farm, which was built in the early 17th century but demolished in 1871 to make way for a row of cottages.
      Benfield Cottages (4) and Ivy Cottages (2) were on ths south side south, near St Helen's Drive.1
Hangleton Lane, Portslade.       1-6 Vallensdean Cottages were built 1825. Ke1947—
Hangleton Link Road, Portslade
Hangleton Manor Close, Hangleton Cul-de-sac of executive housing in the former grounds of Hangleton Manor. Ke1958—
Hangleton Road, Preston Former name of Tivoli Road until at least the early 1930s. The name also applied to the northward continuation, later Withdean Road. The house then on the corner of Withdean Road and what was later renamed Withdean Avenue was called Hangleton Lodge (Treacher map 1898). Built c1900. Numbered 23 May 19291; 39 houses2. To1899
1ESRO DB/D/27/142 (includes later pencilled additions and notes)
Hangleton Road, West Blatchington Developed c1910. Land for widening the road was given to Hove Corporation by the Nevill family on 8 April 19361. Pi1910—
Hangleton Valley Drive, Hove Development started late 1950s.
      Hangleton Manor, now the oldest surviving domestic building in the city, was built in the 1540s for Richard Bellingham; his initials are carved above a fireplace. The front wall incorporates carved stones from Lewes Priory, which was demolished in 1537. It was altered about 150 years later for farm use, which continued until before the Second World War (when it was used by the army). It was abandoned between 1964 and 1969, falling into disrepair but restored again in the 1970s as a public house/restaurant and dwelling, owned by the Dorset brewery firm of Hall & Woodhouse. Grade II* listed1 with the adjacent
      Old Manor House, the west wing of the manor, was built in the 15th century. From 1786 it was occupied by William Hardwick and his descendants.
      The Dovecote south of the manor grounds dates from the 17th century. It was restored 1983-87 and is Grade II listed2.
      The Cottage and Rookery Cottage were the 16th-century gatehouse to Hangleton Manor, converted to five cottages after 1800 and then into two cottages in the late 20th century. They are Grade II listed3.
1HE 1187557
2HE 1298635
3HE 1187558
Hangleton Way, Hangleton

¶ Hangleton conservation area (St Helen's Church, St Helen's Park).
Post-war development.
      St Helen's Church is the oldest in the city, probably dating from the 12th century with a 13th-century tower and medieval decorations.. Between 1864 and 1951 the parish was merged with Portslade, the two having been held together from time to time since 1523, then returned to its former status as a parish in its own right. Grade II* listed1. Scenes for the 1909 film The Boy and the Convict, directed by Dave Aylott for Williamson Kinematograph Company, were filmed in the churchyard, which includes the graves of Samuel Augustus Barnett and his wife Dame Henrietta Barnett. Barrister and MP Edward Vaughan Hyde Kenealy is also interred here.
      Downsman PH opened in 1956 and closed in 2014. It is to be repalced by a four-storey apartment block and two terraces of two-storey houses. Pre-historic flints and a number of medieval features were found here during preparations for redevelopment.
      248. Early iron age pottery was found here.
1HE 1298636
Hanningtons Lane Shopping/residential lane behind North Street, designed by architects Morgan Carn and completed 2019.  
HANOVER The UK ruling house 1714-1901. The council ward was designated in 1894.
Hanover Crescent

¶ Valley Gardens conservation area.
Built c.1822 by A H Wilds for Henry Brooker. Gardens in the crescent were compulsorily purchased by Brighton Corporation in 1884. All 24 houses, the North Lodge, South Lodge, garden wall and the gate piers on Lewes Road are Grade II listed.1 as are the garden wall and gate piers2.
      10 was the home of novelist Horace Smith between 1826 and 1840.
      11 was the home from 1844 to 1846 of Sir Rowland Hill. Plaque.
      North Lodge is by Amon Henry Wilds for Henry Booker, c1822. Grade II listed3.
      South Lodge. is by Amon Henry Wilds for Henry Booker, c1822. Grade II listed4.
1HE 1381607
2HE 1381608
3HE 1381609
4HE 1381610
Hanover Mews

¶ Valley Gardens conservation area.
Private road behind Hanover Crescent.
Hanover Place

¶ Valley Gardens conservation area.
      Percy Alms Houses see Lewes Road. Fo1848—
Hanover Street

¶ Valley Gardens conservation area.
Built from 1822, as shown by the date on no 1. Renumbered 27 September 19341 consecutively along the south-east side from Southover Street then back along the north-west side.
      40 was built 1866.2
1ESRO DB/D/27/18
2ESRO ACC8745/31
Hanover Terrace

¶ Valley Gardens conservation area.
Developed in 1830s.
      1 was formerly London Unity PH. Closed c2014, converted into two houses.
      †Hanover Terrace Board Schools, first of the Brighton Board Schools, designed by Thomas Simpson, built by G R Lockyer at a cost of £3,100 and opened in 1873. On each floor: a school-room 58ft x 20ft and a class-room 20ft 6ins x 16ft. Built to accommodate 217 boys on the first floor and 217 girls and infants on the ground floor1, becoming boys only in 1928. The school was enlarged by Simpson in 19012. The infant department closed in 1932. In the late 1940s it became Brighton Junior Technical School for Building, part of Brighton Secondary Technical School, and by the mid 1950s Brighton County Secondary School for Building and Engineering. Demolished and replaced by houses in 1999, now numbered 6-17.
      Reservoir. 1851.
1Hastings and St Leonards Observer, 1873-09-06:8
2The Building News, 1901-04-19:552
Hardwick Road, Hangleton The Hardwicks were the tenants of Hangleton Farm, who lived at the Manor House (see Hangleton Valley Drive) from the late 17th century to 1914. In the 1780s, the Duke of Dorset licensed William Hardwick as gamekeeper on the Hangleton estate. They farmed c.1840 on land owned by Amherst and Baker in Hangleton.
      A former garage site at the junction with Harmsworth Crescent became Aldwick News.
Hardwick Way, Hangleton       West Blatchington Primary School Ke1968—
Harebell Drive, Portslade Elongated, curving cul-de-sac.
Harmer's Court, East Street [1851]
Harmsworth Crescent, Hangleton Mostly four-storey blocks of council flats, eight bungalows and two long rows of garages. Ke1968—
Harper's Court [1851]
Harrington Place No properties listed until Pi1929. Renumbered 3 November 19601. Pi1909
1ESRO DB/D/27/382
Harrington Road, Preston

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
George Harrington was a landowner in Preston who in 1834-36 bought freeholds and copyhold land from Bartholomew Smithers and paid Thomas Sandford, lord of the manor of Preston to enfranchise the copyhold areas. The land was known in the 1770s as Kenyeo Farm. Harrington Farm house and yard were just north of Hollingbury Place is now, between Hollingdean Terrace and Hartford Road. Numbered 16 March 19051 and 23 May 19292.
      1 Preston Villa was built for Nathaniel Blaker in 1853. It was extended on the north side in the mid 1890s and split into three properties in the 1960s.
1ESRO DB/D/27/141
2ESRO DB/D/27/145
Harrington Villas

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
Renumbered 17 February 19161. To1899—
1ESRO DB/D/27/237
Hartfield Avenue, Hollingbury Withdean Estate East. Formerly called Fairfield Crescent. Ke1951—
Hartington Place Renumbered June 19071. 1ESRO DB/D/27/258
Hartington Road A railway bridge near the Lewes Road junction for the Kemp Town branch line was demolished in 1973. Part numbered 15 September 19041.
      Brighton and Preston Cemetery entrance gates and lodge, mortuary chapel, walls piers and railings are Grade II listed.
      Centenary Industrial Estate is on the site of a former railway goods yard.
      Gladstone Court and Old Viaduct Court are built on land reclaimed from the former Kemp Town railway branch line.
      †Hartington Road Halt was a station on the Kemp Town branch line near the junction with Bonchurch Road, opened in 1906 and closed in 1911. It was less than 400 yards from Lewes Road station. Old Viaduct Court sheltered housing is now on the site.
1ESRO DB/D/27/161
Hartington Terrace, Brighton To1906—
Hartington Terrace, Portslade Pa1891–?
Hartington Villas, Hove Pa1893—
Hastings Road       Fairlight Primary School, formerly Fairlight County Secondary School for Girls.
Havelock Road

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
Numbered 1 August 18841; 'houses unoccupied and building' in Pa1890; part renumbered 6 October 19042.
      1, 2, 3-55, 44-54 (even), 84-86, 99-117 (odd), 126-144 (even), 164, 166 (old numbering) were designed by A C Udney.
      88 (formerly 82) Preston Park Hotel/Tavern PH was designed by A C Udney for Smithers & Sons in 1882.
      117 (old numbering, Roseheath Villa) was the residence of Thomas Scutt, builder 1883-1887.
      121 Glover's Yard is a former Victorian builder's yard named by developers after one of its most recent occupants: Cornelia James, glove-maker by appointment to Queen Elizabeth II, a business established in 1946.
1ESRO DB/D/27/200
2ESRO DB/D/27/157
Havelock Terrace, Portslade Census1881
Hawkhurst Road, Coldean Ke1951—
Hawthorn Close, Saltdean Off Saltdean Vale. U-shaped cul-de-sac of 32 two-storey detached houses. Named 24 February 1966 and numbered 8 February 19721. Ke1973—
1ESRO DB/D/27/427
Hawthorn Way, Portslade Cul-de-sac of bungalows and dormer bungalows. Ke1969—
1ESRO DB/D/27/427
Haybourne Close, Whitehawk Vehicular cul-de-sac. Numbered 21 March 19901. 1ESRO DB/D/27/446
Haybourne Road, Whitehawk Part numbered 10 August 1988 and 21 March 19901. 1ESRO DB/D/27/446
Hayes Close, Portslade Cul-de-sac of semi-detached bungalows, built 1930s. Ke1947—
Hayloft Mews Unadopted driveway leading to back development.
Hayllars Cottages/Court Also spelt Hayler's and misspelt Haylens. [Frederick Hayllar was an Overseer and lived in Prince Albert Street1.] At 18 Middle Street. Pedestrian-only street of small houses, demolished in 1935. [1826]–Pi1928
Haywards Road, Patcham Numbered 25 July 19351. Ke1934—
1ESRO DB/D/27/13
Hazel Close, Portslade Cul-de-sac.
Hazeldene Meads Built in the late 1960s on the site of what had been the first house in Dyke Road Avenue (no 14, built 1884) and its four-acre estate. Mark Hazelden was in business in Dyke Road Avenue as a nurseryman and florist in the 1890s-1900s. Named 36 August 19651 and numbered 25 November 19651. See also The Beeches. Ke1968—
1ESRO DB/D/27/439
Heath Hill Avenue, Bevendean The name is from the farm, also known as Lower Bevendean Farm, on which land the street was built. Prefabs were built here c1947 and removed when the permanent housing was built in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Part numbered 6 November 19601. Ke1947—
1ESRO DB/D/27/383
Heathfield Avenue, Saltdean Numbered 20 September 19381. Ke1949—
1ESRO DB/D/27/48
Heathfield Crescent, Mile Oak Ke1966—
Heathfield Drive, Mile Oak Ke1966—
The Heights, Withdean Cul-de-sac of seven executive houses in private road, built 1990s.
Helena Close, Portslade Cul-de-sac, bungalows. Ke1947—
Helena Road, Wick Estate, Woodingdean Numbered 29 April 19481. Ke1947—
1ESRO DB/D/27/283
Hellingly Close, Whitehawk Named after the Wealden village in East Sussex. Cul-de-sac.
Hempshares Former area adjacent to Ship Street when hemp was grown in the area for rope making. Deryk Carver grew hops here for his Black Lion brewery. 1
Hempstead Road, Saltdean Numbered 1 September 19551. Ke1947—
1ESRO DB/D/27/326
Hendon Street 'Laid out in the early 1880s'Small private houses now building' in Pa1874. Pa1874—
Henfield Close, Whitehawk Named after the West Sussex village. Cul-de-sac. Numbering 11 June 19801 1
Henfield Way, Hangleton One of a group of adjoining roads named after Sussex towns and villages. Ke1949—
Henge Way, Portslade A henge is a prehistoric stone or wooden circle. Evidence of one such, the first found in Sussex, was uncovered near here when excavations preceded the construction of the A27.
Henley Road, Black Rock Numbered 8 December 19321, amended 27 July 19332. No properties listed in Ke1933. Ke1933—
1ESRO DB/D/27/35
2ESRO DB/D/27/23
Henry Street From 18 Edward Street to 90 Carlton Hill. Small houses.
      14 had an ice house 1834-18361.
1R G Martin: 'Ice Houses and the Commercial Ice Trade in Brighton' in Sussex Industrial History no 14: 21
Herbert Road Scutt applied for approval of 12 houses from Brighton Borough Council on 6 January 18981 (see also Gordon Road). Renumbered 6 July 18992. Pi19o1—
11ESRO DB/D/7/4647
2ESRO DB/D/27/249
Hereford Place Cleared in 1928 and the residents re-housed at North Moulescoomb.
Hereford Street Built in the 1810s. Number of properties in 1822: 332. Cleared and partially rebuilt 1926-28 (renumbered 26 September 19291) and then in the late 1950s. PO1845—
1ESRO DB/D/27/183
Heronsdale Road, Woodingdean Ke1966—
Hertford Road Formerly Upper Roedale Road. Renumbered 23 May 19291. Ke1930—
1ESRO DB/D/27/74
Hervey Terrace, Eastern Road At 88 Eastern Road. Between St Mary's Hall and St Mark's Church. Incorporated into Eastern Road numbering by 1900. Hervey is the family name of the Marquesses of Bristol (see Sussex Square). PO1845–To1899
Heston Avenue, Patcham Part of the Ladies Mile Estate, named by developer George Ferguson after a place in Scotland (Dumfries?). Named 27 April 19331. Ke1934—
1ESRO DB/D/27/30
Heyshott Road, Hove Road laid out by George Burstow for John Ede Butt & Sons, planning application dated 18 November 19021. Location unclear but this was an early name during planning for one of the roads south of Old Shoreham Road between Holland Road and Montefiore Road. Heyshott is a village in West Sussex. ESRO DO/C/6/2362
Heyworth Close, Woodingdean Five pairs of semi-detached bungalows in cul-de-sac. Ke1966—
Hick's Garden Zion Gardens was built here.
High Close, Portslade Cul-de-sac of interwar-years semi-detached houses and more recent semi-detached bungalows/dormer bungalows. Ke1947—
High Park Avenue, Hangleton Eighteen pairs of semi-detached bungalows. Ke1947—
High Street, Kemp Town

¶ East Cliff conservation area (23-35 consecutive, 72, 73).
Number of properties in 1822: 72. Numbering is (was) sequential from the south-west corner.
      2 was a beer-house by 1873, named the Ranelagh Arms from 1890 until bizarrely re-named Lé [sic] Village in c2020.
      23-30 are early council housing designed by Clayton & Black in Arts & Crafts style, dated 1910, replacing an early 19th century terrace. They are Grade II listed1.
      †42-43 Brighton's first post-Reformation Catholic chapel from 1806/07 until 1835, when St John the Baptist church opened in Bristol Road. Demolished in 1981, the site is now occupied by Kebbell Lodge.
      49-50 Windsor Lodge was a Primitive Methodist chapel built 1886 by W S Parnacott. It became Gordon Hall in 1898, was a printing works from 1910, a Christian Brethren meeting house 1935-1978 and the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity from 1978 to 1986, when that congregation moved to Carlton Hill. It now contains flats.
      Darwell Court contains three one-bedroom flats, a two-bedroom maisonette and a two-bedroom flat with wheelchair access on a former car parking site, completed July 2016.
      St James's House, an overbearing 16-storey block of 100 flats, opened November 1966, epitomising the insensitive planning and design mistakes of the 1960s.
Marchant-Sicklemore map 1809; Ba1822—
1HE 1381614
High Street, Portslade

¶ Portslade conservation area (St George's PH, 31-75 odd, 44-66 even, The Old Riding Stables, 1-3 consecutive).
      35-37 Stags Head (also known as St George Public House) was built in the late 1600s and is Grade II listed1. Title deeds on display are said to be dated 1674. It was formerly associated with the nearby Southdown Brewery (now Le Carbone, see South Street, Portslade).
      44-50 are 18th century flint and brick cottages, Grade II listed2.
      56, now a private residence, bears a painted sign for 'The Old Village Stores' and 'Estab 1805'.
      57-63 are possibly 18th century cottages, Grade II listed3.
      65 and 67 are possibly a 16th century house divided into two. They are Grade II listed4.
      69 and 71 Kemps was a farmhouse that may date originally from the 16th century, enlarged early in the 17th century and subsequently divided into two. It is Grade II listed5.
1HE 1187559
2HE 1187560
3HE 1280613
4HE 1298637
5HE 1205680
High Street, Rottingdean

¶ Rottingdean conservation area (21-49 odd, 53-79 odd, 83-89 odd, Lady of Lourdes R.C. School, 54-62 even, 66-74 even, St Aubyns School, 78-86 even, 86a, 86b, 88-124 even).
Renamed 27 July 1933 and 9 November 19331. Renumbered 5 January 19532.
      1-2 Mill Cottages, probably built in the late 18th century and are Grade II listed3.
      1-3 Margo's Mews was formerly Bunkers Row, a barn rebuilt in 1788 to make six cottages for the parish's indigent. From 1921 until c 1985 they formed the Sally Lunn Café and are now three houses, Grade II listed4.
      33, built in the late 18th/early 19th century, is Grade II listed5.
      39 is an 18th century house, later the Trellis Café, which is Grade II listed6.
      41 is Grade II listed18.
      43-49, an early 19th century terrace, is Grade II listed7.
      62 The Old Cottage dates from the 18th century and is Grade II listed8.
      65 Ye Old Black Horse is dated 1512 and a timber-frame construction, incorporating the former smithy. Once called the Black Hole. Grade II listed9.
      66 Tallboys is a former customs house, dated 1780 on the front wall. It is Grade II listed10.
      76 St Aubyn's School is based on a late 18th century building, founded by Rev Thomas Hooker, the Vicar of Rottingdean, where pupils included the photographic pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877), who was here 1808-1810, Cardinal Manning, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, a pupil 1810-1818, a son of Joseph Bonaparte and a nephew of the Duke of Wellington11. The current building was in use as a school from 1832 to 2013. Proposed development of 105 homes (40 per cent affordable) on the 3.4-hectare site, which includes the playing field surrounded by St Aubyn's Mead, Steyning Road and Newlands Road. Grade II listed with its front wall12.
      80 bears a small inset plaque marked 'R+G 1712'.
      83 Hampton Cottage is possibly two 18th century houses joined into one, Grade II listed13.
      87 is a 19th century flint and brick cottage, Grade II listed14.
      89 Rottingdean Club is no later than the 18th century. Grade II listed15.
      91 Olde Place Hotel dates from the early 19th century and is Grade II listed16.
      116 Stanley Cottage is a flint-faced building from the 18th century and is Grade II listed17.
1ESRO DB/D/27/28
2ESRO DB/D/27/306
3HE 1381629
4HE 1381630
5HE 1381615
6HE 1381616
7HE 1381618
8HE 1381619
9HE 1381620
10HE 1381621
11Salzman: VCH 1940: 233
12HE 1381622,1381623
13HE 1381624
14HE 1381625
15HE 1381626
16HE 1381627
17HE 1381628
18HE 1381617
Highbank, Westdene Started mid 1950s but mostly built 1962. The name was already fixed on the 1938 plans for the Withdean Estate West (later Westdene), although official named and numbered 14 July 1953, supplemented 2 January 19641. Original numbered scheme deleted 6 January 19531. Ke1954—
1ESRO DB/D/27/305
2ESRO DB/D/27/304
Highbrook Close, West Moulsecoomb Six four-storey blocks of council flats, a later addition to the Bates Estate.  
Highcroft Mews Corner of Highcroft Villas and Dyke Road. Gated development of six 'town houses' built mid 1990s on the site of a large villa called Hillcrest (see 222 Dyke Road).
Highcroft Villas Highcroft was a house on the east side of Dyke Road in extensive grounds adjacent to the Booth Museum on the north side, surrounded by a nursery, both on a site now occupied by Quebec Barracks, Stanford Infants School, Caffyns car showroom and other workshops and housing. Formerly the northward continuation of Dyke Road Drive, renamed to incorporate Highcroft Terrace and Parkmore Terrace 27 July 1933 and 9 November 1933 and north side renumbered 17 May 19551. A rustic tram shelter stood on the northern side of the junction with Dyke Road2 (cf 344 Dyke Road). The Pullman Car repair works that stood at the south-east end were damaged by enemy bombing on 25 May 1943.
      1, 2 were designed by Holford & Clayton6 for McKellow.
      3, 4, 5, 6 were designed by Holford & Clayton for McKellow3.
      7, 8, 9, 10 were designed by Holford & Clayton4 for McKellow; 7 and 8 replaced by Park View flats.
      11-12 were designed by Holford & Clayton for McKellow7.
      19, 20 were designed by Holford & Clayton for Buckler5.
      21, 22 were designed by Holford & Clayton for Huey8.
      36 was designed by Holford & Clayton for Whitehead9.
      53 was the boyhood home of Eric Gill (see also 31 Hamilton Road).
1ESRO DB/D/27/24
2James Gray
3ESRO DB/D/7/1965, 19 Jan 1881
4ESRO DB/D/7/1959, 5 Jan 1881
5ESRO DB/D/7/1987, 2 Mar 1881
6ESRO DB/D/7/2009, 4 May 1881
7ESRO DB/D/7/2047, 5 Aug 1881
8ESRO DB/D/7/2043, 6 Jul 1881
8ESRO DB/D/7/2043, 6 Jul 1881
9ESRO DB/D/7/2194, 16 Aug 1882
Highdown Road Part of the Southdown Estate. Road laid out by George Burstow for J E Butt & Sons, planning application dated 17 September 18953. Continuation laid out by Burstow for John Ede Butt & Sons, planning application dated 18 November 19024. Numbered1 and renumbered 3 April 19472. To1902—
1ESRO DB/D/27/270A
2ESRO DB/D/27/271
3ESRO DO/C/6/1351
4ESRO DO/C/6/2362
Highfield Crescent, Withdean Part numbered and renumbered 3 April 19471. Ke1938—
1ESRO DB/D/27/270A,271
Highfields, Coldean Cul-de-sac of semi-detached houses and bungalows. Numbered1 and renumbered 3 April 19472. No properties listed in Ke1951. Ke1951—
1ESRO DB/D/27/270A
2ESRO DB/D/27/271
Highlands Road, Portslade Cul-de-sac ofmainly semi-detached houses and bungalows. Highlands BNursery was to the north of Old Shoreham Road, where George Williams Mews is now. Part numbered and renumbered 3 April 19471.
      Greenways is a six-storey block of 1970s flats on the site of a former villa of the same name, then accessed from Locks Hill.
1ESRO DB/D/27/270A,271
Highview, Patcham Renamed from Mill Path 27 February 19361. Numbered 30 June 19482. 1ESRO DB/D/27/4
2ESRO DB/D/27/284
Highview Avenue North, Patcham Part of the Ladies Mile Estate, named by developer George Ferguson after a place in Scotland. Named 27 April 19331. Numbered 23 September 19542.
      8 was designed in 1934 in moderne style by S B Cathcart for S J Middleton. Additional storey designed in 1968 by local architects Felce & Guy.
Ke1934— (as Highview Avenue)
1ESRO DB/D/27/30
2ESRO DB/D/27/321
Highview Avenue South, Patcham Part of the Ladies Mile Estate, named by developer George Ferguson after a place in Scotland (Dumfries?). Named 27 April 19331. Ke1934— (as Highview Avenue)
1ESRO DB/D/27/272
Highview Road, Patcham Numbered 12 October 19541. Ke1956—
1ESRO DB/D/27/44
Highview Way, Patcham Numbered 12 October 1954 and 5 January 19561. Ke1956—
1ESRO DB/D/27/44
Highway, The,Moulsecoomb Operated as a toll road by Brighton and Newhaven Turnpike Trust from 1824 to 1879. Now known by other names, such as South Coast Road. Numbered 19221. Ke1924—
1ESRO DB/D/46/887a
Highway Close, Moulsecoomb Cul-de-sac.
Highways, Portslade Private road. Cul-de-sac.
Hilgrove Road, Saltdean Numbered 1 September 19551. Ke1949—
1ESRO DB/D/27/326
Hill Brow, Hove North-western corner of the former Withdean and Tongdean Estates. No properties listed in Ke1938. Ke1938—
Hill Drive, Hove North-western corner of the former Withdean and Tongdean Estates. Ke1947—
Hill Road, Saltdean Connecting road between Ashdown Avenue and Lenham Road East.
Hill Side Cottages, Black Rock Continuation of Rifle Butt Road. Site of the southern end of Wilson Avenue. Pa1890–Ke1970
Hill Top, Withdean Gated development, built 1990s? Although the name is obvious from the location, a house of this name was in Dyke Road Avenue in the 1930s.
Hillbank Close, Mile Oak Cul-de-sac. Ke1969—
Hillbrow Road, Westdene Numbered 7 March 19391. Pi1928—
1ESRO DB/D/27/52
Hillcrest, Westdene Numbered 7 December 19541.
      Church of the Ascension.was designed by John Wells-Thorpe for a difficult sloping site.
1ESRO DB/D/27/44
Hillcroft, Mile Oak Cul-de-sac.
Hillside, Moulsecoomb/Higher Bevendean Sinuous road between The Avenue and Lewes Road. Numbered 19221.
      St Andrew's Church
      50 The Bevy (formerly the Bevendean Hotel) was designed by Stavers H Tiltman in 1936. Closed by the police in 2010, reopened as a community pub on 13 December 2014.
1ESRO DB/D/46/887
Hillside, Mile Oak/Portslade Semi-detached bungalows.
Hillside Cottages, Black Rock Continuation of Riflebutt Road. Pa1882–
Hillside Way, Westdene Numbered 7 July 19661. 1ESRO DB/D/27/443
Hillview Road, Woodingdean Two pairs of semi-detached and two terraces of four houses on east side.
Hinton Close, Hollingdean Five houses in cul-de-sac.
Hodshrove Lane, Moulsecoomb Hodshrove was a farm approximately where Hodshrove Lane now meets Hodshrove Road.
Hodshrove Place, Moulsecoomb
Hodshrove Road, Moulsecoomb
Hogarth Road, Hove One of several roads south of Portland Road named after painters, in this instance the English painter and engraver William Hogarth (1679-1764).
Hogs Edge, Bevendean Community housing project (Hedgehog Self Build Co-op, founded at the end of 1997) of 10 timber-frame eco-houses designed by Robin Hillier of Architype (see also Golf Drive), on land bought from Brighton Council for £58,000. Featured on Channel Four's Grand Designs programme on 13 May 1999, revisited on 5 December 2012. Unadopted road. Original programme is here (opens in new window).
Holland Mews, Hove

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area.
Holland Road, Hove

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area (2-48 even, Rochester Close, Brunswick PH, 9-75 odd, synagogue).
Named by Isaac Lyon Goldsmid, who bought the land in 1830, in honour of his friend Henry Richard Vassall-Fox, 3rd Baron Holland (1773-1840), after whom Holland Park in London is also named.
      Brunswick Inn and Brunswick Cellar. 1881.
Stuarts Granolitic       Gwydyr Mansions, designed by Clayton & Black in 1890, is named in honour of Peter Robert Drummond-Burrell (1782-1865), 2nd Baron Gwydyr and 22nd Baron WIlloughby de Eresby, a friend of the Goldsmid family. A rare (and the largest) example of mansion apartment building in the city. A plaque in the pavement adjacent to the northern end of Gwydyr Mansions is for Stuart's Granolithic Stone Company of Edinburgh (founded 1840), which made the material used to surface the sidewalk.
      Holland Road Baptist Chapel and schoolroom was funded by the Congreve family, designed by John Wills and opened in 1887. Grade II listed3.
      †Holland Road Halt. The original Hove railway station was here, on the left side of the bridge where the road passes over the railway at the junction with Cromwell Road; it opened in May 1840 and closed March 1880 but was reopened as Holland Road Halt in September 1905 and was associated with the Holland Road goods yard, now the Lyon Close industrial estate. It closed in 1956.
      Palmeira House on the corner of Western Road was built in the 1860s as a hotel but converted to use as a store shortly after. It was Maples furniture store 1962-1992.
      75 Palmeira Yard apartment block was built in red brick and terracotta for the Brighton & Hove Co-operative Supply Association in 1893, the date and company initials are over the main entrance. It became a Pickfords furniture depository in 1958. Designed by Thomas Lainson, it is grade II listed1.
      79 Hove Hebrew Congregational Synagogue belongs to the Ashkenazi Orthodox tradition. It was built as Moss's gymnasium in 1883 and became a synagogue in 1930.
      † St Cuthbert's Presbyterian Church was on the corner of Cromwell Road. Designed by Edward Proctor, it opened in 1904 and was demolished in 1984.
1HE 1187561
2ESRO DO/C/6/763
3HE 1280592
Holland Street [1861]
HOLLINGBURY Area in the north of Brighton to the west of Ditchling Road.
Hollingbury Castle At the top of Moulsecoomb Wild Park.
Hollingbury Copse, Preston Hollingbury CopseOff Ditchling Road. James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps bought land here in 1877/78 to build a house but began by constructing a large wooden bungalow, which he called his 'rustic wigwam', to house his antiquarian book collection. He never built the planned house but lived in the bungalow until his death. A more substantial house was built (right) for Sigismund Charles Witting. The house was sold at auction on 15 October 1925. In 1928 it became a prep school, Hollingbury Court, later extended to the west, which closed in 1961. The house was demolished and the Surrenden Park estate built on the site. The road was given this name and numbered 26 January 19511. [1881]
1ESRO DB/D/27/294
Hollingbury Crescent
Hollingbury Gardens
Hollingbury Hill, Patcham       Railway Carriage. 1881. [1881]
Hollingbury Lodge, Patcham [1881]
Hollingbury Park Avenue
Hollingbury Place Numbered 26 July 19281. 1ESRO DB/D/27/67
Hollingbury Rise Renumbered 12 December 19291. 1ESRO DB/D/27/152
Hollingbury Rise West Named 27 February 19301. 1ESRO DB/D/27/71
Hollingbury Road, Preston Renumbered 2 July 19311. [1881]
1ESRO DB/D/27/73
Hollingbury Terrace Terrace of four houses on north side by Dean1, six on south side by Denman for Dean2, all 1900, and four on south side by Antony & Dixon for Hunt in 19033. Pi1905—
1ESRO DB/D/7/5100
2ESRO DB/D/7/5122
2ESRO DB/D/7/5732
HOLLINGDEAN 'Valley of the people who live in the hollow' (OE holinga dene).
Hollingdean Lane Proposed layout 18921. 1ESRO ACC 2791/152
Hollingdean Place, Hollingdean Renamed as part of Freehold Terrace 24 June 19521. [1881]
1ESRO DB/D/27/299
Hollingdean Road Formerly known as Dog Kennel Road. Renumbered 20 April 18811 and later amended.
      17, a converted coach house, is thought to be the narrowest house in Brighton: 12ft wide and 21 ft deep.
      Cowley Farm. 1881.
1ESRO DB/D/27/203
Hollingdean Street       2 Church of the Holy Family was built in 2000 for the Society of St Pius X, the conservative Roman Catholic priesthood founded by Archbishop Marcel Levebve in 1970.
Hollingdean Terrace Land on the west side was conveyanced from Blaker to Lower in 19261. Renumbered 21 October 19292. Section between Hollingbury Crescent and Hollingbury Rise renumbered 13 December 19343. 1ESRO ACC5310/82
2ESRO DB/D/46/1037
3ESRO DB/D/27/269
Holly Close, Withdean Part of the 'Golden Acres' estate built in the 1970s around Varndean Drive. It is one of three streets given the name of trees preserved from the original Victorian villas on the site.
Holmes Avenue, West Blatchington Samuel Holmes farmed at Gibbets Farm, also known as Holmes Farm.
      Bishop Hannington Memorial Church was designed by Edward Maufe (1883-1974) and built 1938-1940. Grade II listed1, it is named in honour of the Anglican saint James Hannington. The day centre was added in the 1970s.
      Church of St Peter was rebuilt by Somers Clarke in 1890 from the ruins of a Saxon and medieval church and enlarged by J L Denman in 1962. Grade II* listed2.
      West Blatchington Windmill was built in the 1820s and painted by John Constable soon after. Milling ceased in 1907. It has been a museum since 1976. Grade II* listed3.
1HE 1298638
2HE 1280545
3HE 1187562
Holton Hill, Woodingdean Holton is a place name associated with Burwash in East Sussex. Named 7 July 19661; numbered 9 August 19671. 1ESRO DB/D/27/440
Holtview Road, Wick Estate, Woodingdean Numbered 29 April 19481. 1ESRO DB/D/27/283
Home Road, Preston

¶ Preston Village conservation area (1, 3).
Honey Croft, Hangleton Local field name.
Horizon Close, Portslade
Horley Place, Whitehawk Place name from the Surrey side of the county boundary, which had been briefly transferred to West Sussex 1972-1974. Cul-de-sac. Numbered 6 January 19881 1ESRO DB/D/27/446
Hornby Road, Lower Bevendean Sussex place name. The street was built on Lower Bevendean Farm land in the late 1950s.
Horsham Close, Whitehawk Sussex place name. Cul-de-sac. Numbered 6 January 19881. 1ESRO DB/D/27/446
Horton Road, Hollingdean Council housing.
Hospital Road south side 1861.
Hova Terrace, Hove The terrace on the west side between Blatchington Road and Eaton Villas was thus named. Now 1-13 Denmark Villas. OS1873, [1881]
Hova Villas, Hove

¶ Cliftonville conservation area.
HOVE 'Shelter, hood, covering' (OE hufe). Probably a haven for travellers or seafarers.
      The freehold of the manor was held by the prebendaries of Chichester Cathedral until 1874, when both the leasehold and freehold were acquired by G Gallard & Williams, a local building firm.
      A new civic authority began on 1 January 1874 under the terms of the Hove Commissioners Act 1873, which amalgamated the powers previously held under the Brunswick Square Act 1830, the Brunswick Square Improvement Extension Act 1851 and the Hove Improvement Act 1858. Brighton had been promoting the merger of the two towns. Having absorbed Aldrington in 1893, Hove was designated an Urban District Council in 1894 and was incorporated as a borough in 1898.
Hove Drove From the top of Hove Street to the Goldstone Water Works. Renamed Sackville Road by 1882 but could have included part of Nevill Road.
      Villas in 1881: Cape Villa, Clement Villa, Flintbury Villa, Rosier Villa.
Pa1881 only
Hove Drove Place At the west end of Conway Street, leading south: former name of Conway Place. Pa1881 only
Hove Park Laid out on land purchased in the 1890s. Grand opening on Empire Day 1906. Fingermaze, the giant fingerprint laid out in York stone and lime mortar set in the turf in the northern part of the park was created by Chris Drury in 2006. It was commissioned by Brighton & Hove City Council for the 'Eco-Brighton' programme, a permanent version of the design that had been cut into turf at Stanmer Park.
Hove Park Gardens, Hove. Stanford Estate.
      Private road off Hove Park Road, joining footpath between Goldstone Crescent and Old Shoreham Road.
      Layout plans: July 19261, March 19282
1ESRO DO/C/8/926/1
2ESRO DO/C/8/1177,1175
Hove Park Road, Hove.       79 was the home of the journalist and bibliophile Bernard Falk (1882-1960) from 1947.
Hove Park Villas, Hove

¶ Hove Station conservation area (former railway ticket office, footbridge).
¶ Shops designated an Important Local Parade.
Stanford Estate. Was to have been called West Brighton Road until architect Charles Nye successfully petitioned the Hove Commissioners for a change of name in February 1890. Nye was the architect of many of the houses, mostly for developer S C Smale.
      Dubarry House was designed by Clayton & Black for the Standard Tablet and Pill Company of Harry Pears in 1917. It was acquired by the Dubarry Perfumery Company in 1923.
      Former ticket office at Hove station is Grade II listed1.
      Villas in 1881: St Clair, San Remo.
1HE 1280558
Hove Park Way, Hove.
Hove Place

¶ Cliftonville conservation area.
      1 was originally the Cliftonville Inn (pre-1850s), renamed the Mary Pack in 1983, in honour of a former landlady, then The Red Lion c2007 and again The Better Half in 2015/16.
      3 has an original shop-front.
      6 Seventh Day Adventist Church is a cottage-like building.
Hove Road
Hove Seaside Villas Former name of Western Esplanade, previously known as Aldrington Beach Bungalows.
Hove Street

¶ Old Hove conservation area (east side).
¶ Pembroke & Princes conservation area (west side).
Known as Hove Drove until the late 19th century (see also Sackville Road) and was at the western end of development of Hove in 1880. (Both names in 1881.)
      Hove Cottage and Lodge. 1881.
      †Hove House (aka Manor House) was built by John Vallance is the late 18th century on the east side. His descendants lived here. It was demolished in 1933.
Hove Street South, Hove [1881]
Hove Terrace, Hove       † Old Hove House 1881. [1854-1881]
Hove Villa et Ecclesia One of the ancient manors. See also Tredcroft Road.
Howard Place

¶ West Hill conservation area (south side).
      Shakespeare Inn. 1851. [1851]
Howard Road 'Planned for building' in Fo1856. But ...
      1, Reservoir Tavern pre-dates the housing, established by 1854. Renamed Freehaus c2020 (after 170 years, why?)
Howard Terrace [1851]
Hughes Road Through the Centenary Industrial Estate, built adjacent to the former junction of the Brighton-Lewes and Kemp Town branch railway lines.  
Hunns Mere Way, Woodingdean Private road in industrial estate built by St Modwen Properties.
Hunston Close, Woodingdean
Hurst Crescent, Portslade Said to derive from Ticehurst, the name of the local building firm1. Six blocks of four two-storey houses plus two later bungalows. 1A selection of Notes … including a History of Hove Street Names… Brighton & Hove Libraries, nd.
Hurst Hill, Hollingbury
Hutton Road, Hollingdean off Burstead Close. Cul-de-sac. Social housing.
The Hyde, Lower Bevendean Industrial estate (business park).
Hylden Close, Woodingdean Cul-de-sac of six bungalows. Named 3 January 19631; numbered 6 Ferbuary 19642. 1ESRO DB/D/27/400
2ESRO DB/D/27/409
Hythe Road One of four adjacent roads in the Fiveways area named after Kent towns (see also Hythe, Dover, Sandgate). Under construction by 1901. Renumbered (by May) 17 December 19031. 1ESRO DB/D/27/121

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