Guide to the street listings

† indicates that the street or building no longer exists. The former location is given in italics.
∫ indicates a former name of a street that still exists with a changed name.

Years, when given, indicate the earliest (and in the case of defunct addresses, last) reference in street directories available for consultation (so not definitive). The earliest census reference is shown as just the year. The following letters are used to indicate the publishers of directories: Ba Baxter, Br Brighton, Co Cobby, Fo Folthorp, Ke Kelly, Le Leppard, Pa Page, Pi Pike, PO Post Office (Kelly), SwSwaysland & Gill, Ta Taylor, To Towner. See the Bibliography for details.
A date in square brackets indicates a reference before the first directory entry (or where the directories have not yet been searched).
HE the Historic England reference number to listed buildings.
ESRO the accession number of a file in the East Sussex Record Office (at The Keep).