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Sackville Gardens, Aldrington

¶ Sackville Gardens conservation area.
The Sackville family was prominent in Sussex from Elizabethan times and were Lords of the Manor of Hove until 1967. Renumbered 1899 (six added to previous numbers). Pa1891——
Sackville Road, Hove

¶ Old Hove conservation area.
¶ Pembroke and Princes conservation area.
Formerly known as Hove Drove and forming the western limit of development until at least 1880.
      68 Tennyson Court, now apartments, was the Brighton, Hove and Preston Dispensary (Western Branch). It was built in 1887 and bears the date and the royal cipher. The south facade in Montgomery Street bears the inscription 'This hospital wing was erected in memory of Carr Burton Esq by his widow Mary Penny Burton'.
      St Barnabas Church, see Byron Street.
      159 Salvation Army Citadel is accessed through an archway and up a right-angled flight of steps.
Sackville Villas Possible pre-development name of Sackville Gardens. Land here was conveyed by George Gallard to the Sussex Universal and Equitable Land Society Ltd in 18821 1884-1889

1ESRO ACC 11225
Sadler Way, Whitehawk Numbered April and 4 December 13581. 1ESRO DB/D/27/364
St Andrew's Road, Brighton

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
Numbered 7 March 19011. 1ESRO DB/D/27/111
St Andrew's Road, Portslade
St Ann's Well Gardens       Lodge and Pump House. [1881.]
St Aubyns, Hove

¶ Old Hove conservation area.
Former copyhold of manor of Hova Villa and Hova Ecclesia1. 4th Earl Amherst married Hon Eleanor Clementina St Aubyn in 1856. Her mother, Lady Elizabeth Clementina Townsend was born in Brighton and married John St Aubyn, 1st Baron St Levan. Renumbered 1869
      2-6 are a terrace of housing built c1860, now a hotel. Grade II listed2.
      9. Virginia Wolff spent several summers here in childhood.
      †Cliftonville Nursery was on the northern half of the west side towards where Vallance Road is now; on the northern half of the east side, between here and then still incomplete Seafield Road, was an archery ground4.
      Lewis House. 1881.
      63 was built by Harvey Lewer 1878-18813.
1ESRO ACC8745/29
2HE 1292549
3ESRO DB/D/27/240
St Aubyns Gardens, Hove

¶ Old Hove conservation area.
St Aubyns Mead, Rottingdean
St Aubyns Mews, Hove At 5 Albert Terrace. [1881]
St Aubyns Road, Portslade       Portslade Congregational Church was opened in 1903. It is adjacent to a more recent church in Station Road.
St Aubyns South, Hove Continuation of St Aubyns south of Kingsway.  
St Catherine's Terrace, Hove Part of Kingsway.
St Cuthman's Close, Whitehawk Numbered 6 January 19881. 1ESRO DB/D/27/446
St George's Mews

¶ North Laine conservation area.
Numbered 27 March 18841. 1ESRO DB/D/27/215
St George's Place       1a-13, 14 were probably designed by Amon Wilds and C A Busby and built c1825. Grade II listed1. [1826]
1HE 1380848, 1380849
St George's Road

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
South side numbered 1 August 18791. Renumbered including Eastern Quadrant 17 January 19012.
      Church of St George the Martyr was designed by Charles Augustin Busby for Thomas Kemp, who financed it as an investment to earn revenue from pew rents. It was consecrated on 30 December 1825. Kemp sold the church to Lawrence Peel in 1830/31 (?) and left the country. The church's silver was donated by Queen Adelaide, consort of William IV, who was a regular member of the congregation. Lawrence Peel's heir, Charles Lennox Peel, who inherited in 1888, sold the church to the congregation for £4,000 the following year. With seating capacity of 1,300, it is used for concerts as well as religious services. The church is Grade II listed3, as are two lampposts by the west entrance4.
      2 was a terraced house, remodelled by M Mellor for the Sussex Dairy Co in 1908. It has bas relief friezes on the return in Montague Place, the lower one featuring a cow. Grade II listed5.
      8 was the home of the actor Tubby (Henry) Edlin in the 1920s.
      73-83 are Grade II listed6.
      83 Hanbury Arms, formerly the Bombay Arms, is named after Charles Hanbury-Tracy, 1st Baron Sudeley. It was the home of Henry Abbey in the 1850s. The adjacent Sassoon Mausoleum in Paston Place was annexed in 1953.
      115-120 were called Eastern Quadrant until c1902.
      Gateway to Portland Mews with its wall and the end wall of 87 are Grade II listed7
1ESRO DB/D/27/250
2ESRO DB/D/27/83
3HE 1380852
4HE 1380853
5HE 1380850
6HE 1380851
7HE 1380854
St George's Street Former name of Pelham Street. [1851]
St George's Street North [1826]
St George's Terrace

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
      Bristol Road Methodist Church was designed by Thomas Lainson (plans dated 1 March 1872), built by John Fielder and opened in 1876, originally as Bristol Road Bible Christian Chapel. It closed in 1989 and was taken over by Brighton College.
      10, 11-14 are Grade II listed1.
1HE 1380855, 1380859
St Helen's Crescent, Hangleton Close to St Helen's Church.
St Helen's Drive, Hangleton Close to St Helen's Church.
St Helen's Road The first council housing was built here between 1897 and 1900 on land given by Henry Abbey and Daniel Friend on the occasion of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee in December 1896. The first houses were let in 1900 at 7s 6d (37½p) a week. Numbered 19 October 19051. 1ESRO DB/D/27/133
St Heliers Avenue, Hove
ST JAMES'S Area along St James's Street.
St James's Avenue

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Built 1889 on site of Little St James's Street slums. Numbered 6 September 18941. 1ESRO DB/D/27/229
St James's Court

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
A passage leading off George Street to two houses of c1800.
St James's Crescent Original proposed name for Inwood Crescent.
St James's Gardens       12 had an ice house 1834-18441 1R G Martin: 'Ice Houses and the Commercial Ice Trade in Brighton' in Sussex Industrial History no 14: 21
St James's (Street) Mews [1851]
St James's Place Row of six houses built 1790-1800 reached through a narrow passage from St James's Street. Number of properties in 1822: 5. All six are Grade II listed1, as are lamp posts in front of 1-2 and 42. Ba1822—
1HE 1380857
2HE 1380859, 1380860
St James's Square, Portslade Short cul-de-sac turning with 13 terraced houses off Wellington Road. [1881]
St James's Street

¶ East Cliff conservation area (2-60 and 64-130 consecutive).
¶ Valley Gardens conservation area (1).
(B2118). Established 1790s, following the line of the leak way (access lane for the farm land) across the middle of Little Laine and into East Laine. The church of that name was built after the street was so named. The section between George Street and High Street was formerly called Prospect Row. Number of properties in 1822: 112. Apparently renumbered between 1822 and 1845, unchanged to c50, then adding four until from c70 numbers increase by 16-18. Section between New Steine and Grafton Street on the south side renumbered 23 February 18821.
      1-4 were designed by Amon Wilds and C A Busby. Grade II listed2.
      5 was Imperial Picture Palace 1912-1916 with 270 seats. Now Mind charity shop.
      9, designed by Amon Wilds and C A Busby, was Brighton General Library, Literary and Scientific Institute 1826-c1842; it later became a branch of Liptons, then National Westminster Bank. Now St James's Dental Centre. Grade II listed3.
      17-19 rebuilt 1914 for Boots the Chemists.
      30 was built across the southern end of St James's Street Mews.
      73, 73A, 73B are Grade II listed16.
      87-87A were early 19th century terraced houses, converted with mid-late 19th-century cast-iron shop front. Grade II listed14.
      88-89 were late 18th/early 19th century terraced houses, converted with mid 19th-century cast-iron shop front. Grade II listed4.
      90 was a late 18th century terraced house, converted to early-mid 19th-century corner shop. Grade II listed5.
      95-99 were early 19th terraced houses, converted to shops and flats.Grade II listed6.
      96 was the scene of a 'love tragedy' double suicide on 14 August 18968.
      101, 102 were early 19th terraced houses, converted to shops and flats. No 101 has mathematical tiles. Grade II listed7.
      107-111a were early 19th terraced houses, converted to shops and flats.Grade II listed15.
      116-117, 118 were late 18th/early 19th century terraced houses, converted to shops and flats. No 118 has mathematical tiles. Grade II listed9.
      120-121 were early 19th terraced houses, converted to shops and flats with mathematical tiles. Grade II listed10.
      124 was an early 19th terraced house, converted to shop and flats. Grade II listed11.
      128 (formerly 110) was the pharmacy of John Badcock.
      130 are Grade II listed12.
      † St James's Church was built 1810-13 on land given by Nathaniel Kemp. to a design by Edmund Scott and Hyde and rebuilt in 1874-75. It was closed in 1948 and demolished September 1950. The site is now occupied by a Co-operative Society store and flats.
      Church of St Mary the Virgin originally built by Amon Henry Wilds 1826-27 in the grounds of East Lodge in Upper Rock Gardens, was completely rebuilt in 1877-79 by Sir William Emerson after a partial collapse. It was designed to accommodate 854 worshippers, plus 44 children. Glass by A O Hemming. The paintings of the Stations of the Cross were moved here in 1993 from St Thomas the Apostle in Davigdor Road. Grade II* listed13.
1ESRO DB/D/27/217
2HE 1380861
3HE 1380862
4HE 1380864, 1380865
5HE 1380866
6HE 1380868
7HE 1380869, 1380870
8Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 17 August 1896, p8
9HE 1380874, 1380875
10HE 1380877
11HE 1380881
12HE 1380882
13HE 1380884
14HE 1380863
15HE 1380873
16HE 1381691
St James's Street Mews Formerly between St James's Street and Edward Street but truncated to one third of the original length by 30 St James's Street at the southern end and an office block (now a University of Brighton building) to the north. The mews is accessed from Ardingly Street.
St John Street Original name of John Street1. Number of properties in 1822: 70. Marchant-Sicklemore map 1809; Ba1822
1Brighton tithe map 1852
St John's Mews

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Off Bristol Road.
St John's Mount Council-owned 14-storey tower block off Mount Pleasant.
St John's Place, Brighton

¶ Carlton Hill conservation area.
Built on the site of the garden of St John's Lodge in Tilbury Place.
      Tarnerland Nursery School. The land was donated by Laetitia Tilbury Tarner and opened in 1933 (see also Tarnerland).
St John's Place, Hove

¶ The Avenues conservation area.
Church of St John the Baptist (see Church Road) gave its name to the Place and Road.
      1-7 are Grade II listed with 56 First Avenue1.
St John's Road, Hove

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area.
The Floral Clock was originally created to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in June 1953.
St John's Street See St John Street.
St John's Terrace, Hove Renumbered as 43-89 Church Road by 1886. Pa1873–Pa1884
St Joseph's Close, Hove Named after St Joseph's Home for the Aged, run by the Little Sisters of the Poor, which stood on Old Shoreham Road on this site until c1970. The chapel was designed by Anthony & Dixon and built in 1900.1 1Roughwood
St Keyna Avenue, Hove
St Leonard's Avenue, Portslade Called Denis Road when first laid out in 19091. 1ESRO DO/C/6/3251
St Leonard's Gardens, Portslade
St Leonard's Road, Aldrington       22 was conveyed by deed of gift in trust for the London Bible and Domestic Mission in 1887.
      32-54 are six pairs of semi-detached villas built by Charles W Jackson1, the planning application dated 21 February 1882.
1ESRO DO/C/7/46
St Luke's Road

¶ Queens Park conservation area.
Numbered 5 June 19021. The lamppost in front of no 2 is Grade II listed2. (Another listed lamppost on the corner of St Luke's Terrace3 has been removed.) 1ESRO DB/D/27/95
2HE 1380886
3HE 1380887
St Luke's Terrace

¶ Queens Park conservation area (8, 10, Swimming Bath, St. Luke's Middle School [sic], St. Luke's First School [sic]).
Numbered 3 March 19041. Lampposts outside no 23, no 41 and opposite the swimming baths are Grade II listed2.
      St Luke's Pool was designed by Thomas Simpson and built 1900-03. Grade II listed3.
      St Luke's School was designed by Thomas Simpson, probably his best work as architect to the Brighton & Preston School Board, and built 1900-03. Grade II listed, as are the walls and railings4.
      10 Caretaker's House attached to St Luke's School was designed by Thomas Simpson and built 1900-1903. Grade II listed5.
      Walls and railings to the school, pool and caretaker's house are Grade II listed6.
1ESRO DB/D/27/102
2HE 1380890, 1380891, 1380893
3HE 1380895
4HE 1380894
5HE 1380888
6HE 1380897
St Margaret's Place

¶ Regency Square conservation area.
Originally called Regency Cottages, after nearby Regency Square, the name was changed to that of the chapel formerly at the west end. Completed about 1825. (1826 gives both names together). Royal Newburgh Assembly Rooms, now technically 31 Cannon Place, faces into St Margaret's Place. Numbered April 19211.
      2-3, called Sea Nook and Peter Pan respectively, were built c1825 and are probably by Amon Wilds and C A Busby.
      St Margaret's chapel of ease formerly at the west end was built by banker, actor, journalist and speculator Barnard Gregory, and named by him after his wife Margaret. Built by Cooper and Lynn of Brighton from designs by a Mr Clarke, a London architect (or Charles Augustin Busby?). The foundation stone was laid on 15 May 1824, and the chapel opened for worship on 26 December 1824; it was declared redundant in 1958 and demolished in 1959, when the bell, Oregon pine pews and choir stalls were removed to the Church of Christ the King in Braybon Avenue and the communion rail to London Road Methodist Church.
      Sussex Heights, a 24-storey tower block that dominates the seafront, is the tallest residential building in the city at 336 feet, 82 metres above the exhibition halls on which it stands. Designed by R Seifert & Partners, it was the tallest UK residential building outside London until 2005.
1ESRO DB/D/46/874
St Mark's Mews

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
St Mark's Street

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Faetured in the film The Gelignite Gang (1954).
St Martin's Place       †Brighton Lighting & Electric Engineering Company (BLEECO), formerly Cox & Sons, was here. Street lamps bearing the BLEECO name can still be seen—see Charlotte Street.
St Martin's Street Close to the Church of St Martin with St Wilfred and St Alban. Rev Arthur Douglas Wagner acquired land in this area, some from Charles Catt, for working-class housing. Numbered 18 October 18831.
      †St Martin's CofE School was designed by George Somers Clarke and build by Jabez Reynolds. It was converted into St Martin's Court when a new school was built in Hartington Road.
      The Bugle Inn PH was designed by Samuel Denman and opened in 1881.
1ESRO DB/D/27/190A
St Mary Magdalene Street Terraced cottages.
St Mary's Hill   [1861]
St Mary's Place   [1861]
St Mary's Square, Kemp Town Gated housing development off Chichester Place, built 1990 on the former playing field of St Mary's Hall school, which was on the opposite (north) side of Eastern Road 1836-2009.  
St Mary('s) Street   1851
St Michael's Place  
St Michael's Road, Portslade Built late 1860s.
St Nicholas Road Built late 1860s; 'now building' in Pa1867.
      St Nicholas Court. See St Nicholas Road.
St Nicholas Road, Portslade
St Patrick's Road, Hove  
St Paul's Street  
St Peter's Close, Hove Cul-de-sac off Holmes Avenue.
St Peter's Place Formerly known as Prospect Place.
      St Peter's Church, the parish church of Brighton since 1873, was designed by (Sir) Charles Barry (1795-1860), architect of the Houses of Parliament, and built 1824-1828. The five-light stained glass window in the side chapel, commemorating Edward Hoadly, was designed by C E Kempe and dedicated on 30 April 18983. The chancel extension, designed by George Somers Clarke, was added in 1907. Grade II* listed1.
      1-3, 4-9 were built c1825 and are probably by Amon Wilds and C A Busby. Grade II listed2.
1HE 1380903 (1952)
2HE 1380899, 1380902
3Building News 1898-05-06:656a
St Peter's Road, Portslade  
St Peter's Street   [1826]
St Philip's Mews, Hove Private road off New Church Road, adjacent to St Philip's Church.
St Richard's Road, Portslade  
Salehurst Close, Hollingdean Cul-de-sac off Lynchet Close. Six four-bedroom/two-bathroom family houses and two flats for rent by Brighton and Hove City Council, opened August 2018.  
Salisbury Road, Hove

¶ Brunswick Town conservation area (1-3 consecutive).
¶ Willett Estate conservation area (4-27 consecutive).
Salmon Court Off North Street. [1826-1851]
SALTDEAN 'Salt valley' (OE salt denu). Gap in cliffs at this point (Saltdean Gap) suggests former presence of stream or river; salt water (?).Formerly part of Newhaven Rural District, incorporated into Brighton in 1928. .
Saltdean Drive North, Saltdean Former name of Mount Drive until 29 December 19521. 1ESRO DB/D/27/307
Saltdean Park       Saltdean Barn is Grade II listed1. 1HE 1380904
Saltdean Park Road, Saltdean       Saltdean Lido was designed in 1937 by architect Richard W H Jones for Charles Neville in the English Moderne style, influenced by the De La Warr Pavilion at Bexhill-on-Sea (where Neville had held his wedding reception). It opened in 1938, was refurbished and re-opened in 1998. Grade II* listed1. 1HE 1380905
Saltdean Vale, Saltdean1 Numbered 40-90 9 January 1960; 92-138, 129-151, 140-166 in 1960; 93-115 31 May 19621.
      123 is Grade II listed in association with 95-97 Lustrells Crescent2.
1ESRO DB/D/27/316
2HE 1381692
Sandgate Road One of four adjacent roads in the Fiveways area named after Kent towns (see also Sandgate, Dover, Hythe). Under construction by 1901. Numbered 1 October 19031. 1ESRO DB/D/27/93
Sandhurst Avenue, Woodingdean  
Sandown Road Steep road of stepped small two-storey terraced houses, nearly all built in 1903 by George Burstow. One of several roads named after places in the Isle of Wight (see also Totland Road, Carisbrooke Road, Ryde Road).  
Sandringham Close, Hove
Sandringham Drive, Hove
Sandyhills Avenue, Patcham Part of the Ladies Mile Estate, named by developer George Ferguson after a place in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. Named 27 April 19331. 1ESRO DB/D/27/30
Saunder's Buildings   [1826-1851]
Saunders Hill, Coldean  
Saunders Park Rise  
Saunders Park View  
Saw Mill Lane The street cannot be traced, is not listed in directories and cannot be found on maps. Yet there is a planning application for offices for Blackmore & Co (also untraceable so far) in 18711 and a reference in a bankruptcy notice for one Henry Reed 'formerly of Nelson Street, Brighton, Sussex, potato salesman . . . licensed victualler and licensed hawker, and now of 2 Saw Mill Lane, Brighton, Sussex, out of business or employ'2. 1ESRO DB/D/7/1112
2The Edinburgh Gazette 15 October 1867: 1199
Saxon Close, Saltdean  
Saxon Road, Hove  
Saxon Villas   [1861]
Scab(e)'s Castle A farm dating from the late 18th century with its main buildings in Hartington Road, which became Brighton Extra-Mural Cemetery in Lewes Road in 1857.
Scarborough Road, Preston   1881
School Lane   1826
School Road, Hove Part of the Glen Estate. Road laid out on former allotments by George Burstow for J V Franklin1. The name comes from what are now the West Hove Infant and Junior Schools on Portland Road. ESRO DO/C/6/1573 (13 April 1897)
Scotland Street Built around 1860.
Scott Road, Hove Stoneham (Portland) estate. Scott was one of the family names of William John Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 5th Duke of Portland, from his mother, Henrietta, daughter of Major General John Scott.
Sea View Terrace, Black Rock Facing the sea. Pa1887–Pi1928
Seafield Road

¶ Cliftonville conservation area (east side).
¶ Old Hove conservation area (west side).
Built by Jabez Reynolds in 1875-79 and originally called Seafield Villas. Pa1882
Seafield Villas Original name of Seafield Road. Pa1875–Pa1878
Seaford Road, Portslade
Seaview Road, Woodingdean Part of the Wick Estate. Numbered 29 April 19481. 1ESRO DB/D/27/283
Second Avenue, Hove

¶ The Avenues conservation area.
One of four sequentially numbered avenues running off Kingsway parallel with and on either side of Grand Avenue. In The Avenues Conservation Area.
      4 Exton House was built 1876-77. Grade II listed1.
      11a is Grade II listed with 7-12 Queen's Place2.
      19 was the home of Adeline Maria Fisher, daughter of the historian Herbert William Fisher, sister of historian-politician HAL Fisher, cousin of Virginia Woolf and first wife of the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. During the First World War the Invalid Comforts Fund for prisoners-of-war was run from here3.
      21 was built 1878-79. Grade II listed4.
      23 was the home of Constantine Alexander Ionides from 1881 and where he died in 1900; his widow Agathonike also died here in 1920. The rear extension (1890) is by Philip Webb6.
      24 was built c1878. It was the home of Alderman George Baldwin Woodruff, the first mayor of Hove. Grade II listed5.
1HE 1209667
2HE 1187582
3Lyons, section 25
4HE 1292517
5HE 1187583
6ESRO DO/C/6/898
Sedgwick Road, Hollingbury Three-storey apartment blocks, built c1956-57. Renamed Bramble Way (1980s?). Name derivation uncertain but could be from Sedgwick Park, near Horsham.
      68 was the final home of actress Phyllis Dare from 1966 to c1975.
See-Saw Way, Whitehawk Cul-de-sac of timber-framed self-build houses off Vines Cross Road, built in 1993.  
Sefton Road, Mile Oak
Selba Drive, North Moulsecoomb Cul-de-sac off Staplefield Drive.  
Selborne Place, Hove  
Selborne Road, Hove

¶ Willett Estate conservation area
Listed to no 29 and 'Houses building' in Pa1878.
      1 was the Stanford Estate Office and premises of surveyor and architect Augustus C Udny.
      2 is on the site of a tumulus.
      27 was the childhood home of Sir Charles Aubrey Smith (1863-1948), in the 1890s when playing first class cricket for Sussex.
Selhurst Road, Woodingdean Numbered 6 September 1956, supplementary numbering 19 January 19621. Numbered 26 June 19582. 1ESRO DB/D/27/328
2ESRO DB/D/27/322
SelmestonPlace, Whitehawk Cul-de-sac off Whitehawk Way. Numbered 3 August 19831. 1ESRO DB/D/27/445
Selsey Close, Coldean  
Selsfield Drive, West Moulsecoomb       Hawkridge Court is a block of 30 council flats on the Bates Estate, on a former housing office site, built by Morgan Sindall and completed October 2020. Ke1954—
Semley Road

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
Built 1896-1897 by Thomas Scutt1. The two sides differ in design, one side being amended from the original plan2. A village name from the Wiltshire estates of the Stanford family, which owned the land on which the road was built. Pi1897——
1ESRO DB/D/7/4293
2ESRO DB/D/7/4450
Sevelands Close, Whitehawk Cul-de-sac off Whitehawk Way. Numbered March 19901. 1ESRO DB/D/27/446
SEVEN DIALS Point of intersection of Buckingham Place, Chatham Place, Goldsmid Road, Prestonville Road and Vernon Terrace with Dyke Road.
Seville Street Terraced housing built 1903 by Thomas Scutt for Kemp (13 houses) and Clyde (12 and 7 houses) and 1904 by Clayton & Black for Kemp (8 houses). Cul-de-sac at northern end.
Seymour Square

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Seymour Street

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Seymour was the family name of the Dukes of Somerset; the 7th Duke was the 1st Earl of Egremont, whose title passed to is nephew Charles Wyndham.
      Hallett & Abbey steam brewery and coal merchants. 1855.
Shaftesbury Place Part numbered 10 April 18811.
      London Road Station. Opened October 1877.
1ESRO DB/D/27/202
Shaftesbury Road
Shakespeare Street, Hove In the Poet's Corner district, this street is named after William Shakespeare (1564-1616). Under construction in 1890.
Shanklin Road Part renumbered 26 April 19261. 1ESRO DB/D/27/78
Sharpthorne Crescent, Hove
Sheep Walk, Rottingdean  
Sheepbell Close, Portslade
Sheepcote Valley Open downland that was used for landfill from 1916, increasing significantly in volume from 1952. Used for the First World War grave site in the film Oh! What a Lovely War (1968).
Shelldale Avenue, Portslade Local field name. Inter-war years terraced housing.
Shelldale Crescent, Portslade Local field name. Eight pairs of inter-war years semi-detached houses built around a square with converging triangular rear gardens.
Shelldale Road, Portslade Local field name.
Shelley Road, Hove In the Poet's Corner district, this street is named after Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822).
Shenfield Way, Hollingdean Local field name.
Shepham Avenue, Saltdean Numbered 1 July 19651. 1ESRO DB/D/27/431
Shepherd's Croft, Withdean Housing was built from 1958 on a field adjacent to Withdean Stadium that had this name since the 18th century. Numbered 2 October 19581. 1ESRO DB/D/27/358
Sheppard Road, Portslade Built late 1990s (?). Named after the Sussex and England cricketer and Bishop of Liverpool David Sheppard (1929-2005).
Sherbourne Close, Hangleton
Sherbourne Road, Hangleton
Sherbourne Way, Hangleton
Sheridan Road, Hove Original name of the eastern section of Sheridan Terrace.
Sheridan Street, Hove Original name of the western section of Sheridan Terrace.
      Hove Mortuary was off the north-west corner, adjacent to the railway line.
      Salvation Army Barracks were off the north-east corner.
Sheridan Terrace, Hove In the Poet's Corner district, this street is named after dramatist, essayist and politician Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816). The section running east to west between Sheridan Road and Sheridan Street was added in the late 1940s.
Sherrington Road, Whitehawk Numbered 2 June 19601. 1ESRO DB/D/27/365
Ship Street

¶ Old Town conservation area.
One of the earliest streets in Brighton, bisecting the old town north south. The northern part was originally an undeveloped space called the Hempshares. Formerly copyhold of the manor of Atlingworth. It was almost completely developed by 1776 with 70 houses, to which only another four were added by 1795. Renamed in the late 18th century after the inn. Number of properties in 1822: 65. A number of the buildings may be refacing of earlier houses. The narrow north end was called Ship Street Lane. Much favoured by solicitors (at 14 addresses in 1851). Renumbered 7 June 19061.
      Holy Trinity Chapel, at the east corner of Duke Street, was built by Amon Henry Wilds for Thomas Kemp in 1817. Here Rev F W Robertson preached 1847-53, as marked by a plaque. It was remodelled in 1885-87 by George Somers Clarke and John Thomas Micklethwaite, with a stone façade to replace stucco, and closed in 1985, finding use as an art gallery, Fabrica. Grade II listed2.
      4-6 was the New Ship Hotel, opened in 1636 and rebuilt in the early 19th century and again in 1933, after which it became Henekey's wine bar and went through other ownership before becoming the Hotel du Vin.
      7 was the Brighton Proprietary School (proprietor Phillip Capon) from before 1845 to c1880, becoming Brighton Collegiate School c1880 (Capon & Son, masters) until c1889. It was attended by the Indian poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore in the 1870s. The bays are faced with mathematical tiles. Grade II listed3.
      8 is solicitors' offices, the oldest firm in the town, founded in 1773 by William Attree, who became the first clerk and treasurer to the town Commissioners in that year and later acted for the Prince of Wales. It then became Clarke & Howlett. Faced in flint and brick. Grade II listed21.
      10 Smugglers PH dates from the late 19th century. Grade II listed4.
      14-14a are Grade II listed5.
      15 and Ship Street Chambers are Grade II listed6.
      16-17 are Grade II listed7.
      18-19 enfranchised 10 June 18958.
      22 Lamb Building (formerly Warnham House) was built c1800 as aterraced house, converted into a shop late 19th century, retaining the original shop front, as does 23. Grade II listed9.
      27 Seven Stars Inn (formerly 21) reputedly dates from 1535 and was listed in directories by 179122, although it was rebuilt c1900 and its preserved décor is distinctively Victorian. Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club was founded at a meeting held here on 24 June 1901. It had an Irish theme as Flanagans and then O'Neil's from the 1970s but reverted to its heritage in the new century. Grade II listed10.
      28-29 were terraced houses, converted to shop use. Grade II listed11.
      51 (previously 45) was the General Post Office, which moved here in 1849. An extension of c1895 was incorporated into the main building of c1925.The excise office was on the corner of Prince Albert Street. It closed in 2004 (?) and the post office was moved next door until that too closed in 2007. Grade II listed12.
      Here is Ship Street Court..
George Sexton bookshop       53-55 are Grade II listed13, originally terraced houses with 19th century shop fronts, now only on 53.
      53 was James Thorpe's second-hand bookshop from the 1880s, then George Sexton's until the 1980s, right. Currently a coffee house. The tiles-in-iron-frame street name was reinstated in 2016.
      57 is Grade II listed14.
      58 was the home of David Black, solicitor, town clerk and coroner of Brighton, whose brother Peter was French Consul in Brighton. It was also the childhood home of his daughters Clementina and Constance. Grade II listed15
      59 has the date 1685 painted above the door.
      Friends' Meeting House and former caretaker's cottage of the Brighton Quaker Meeting was built in 1805 on land bought from a Quaker, William Grover. The meetiong house was altered in 1817 and 1845. The burial ground closed in 1854 and an adult school, possibly designed by Holford and Clayton, was added in 1876-1877 and the entrance to the building modified. Grade II listed23.
      59 comprises three shops, two with 19th century shop fronts, on either side of a porticoed door to the residential quarters. Grade II listed16.
      62-64 are Grade II listed17.
      Here is Black Lion Lane.
      68 is dated 1738 with the initials IBM above the door. Grade II listed18.
      69 dates from the 1840s but may be refacing of an earlier house. Grade II listed19.
      73 Old Ship Assembly Rooms opened in 1767, with interiors of the same date by Robert Golden. The Ship Street frontage dates from c1895. Niccolo Paganini gave a concert in the ballroom in 1831. Grade II* listed20.
1ESRO DB/D/27/127
2HE 1380934
3HE 1380908
4HE 1380908
5HE 1380909, 1380913
6HE 1380914
7HE 1380915
8ESRO ACC8745/32
9HE 1380916
10HE 1380936
11HE 1380918
12HE 1380919
13HE 1380920
14HE 1380921
15HE 1380922
16HE 1380923
17HE 1380924, 1380926, 1380927
18HE 1380929
19HE 1380931
20HE 1380932
21HE 1380907
22British Directory of Trade, Commerce and Manufacture
23HE 1380935
Ship Street Court At 40 (later between 52 and 53) Ship Street. No thoroughfare. No properties listed from 1968. Co1799–Ke1970
Ship Street Gardens

¶ Old Town conservation area.
Formerly known as Middle Street Lane. No thoroughfare.
      13-16 are probably 18th century shops, with mid 19th century shop fronts. Grade II listed1.
      13 was the Mechanics Institution. Among treasures is a 'labour note', the world's first known example of currency value related to work done.
1HE 1380937
Ship Street Lane Former name of the section of Ship Street between North Street and Duke Street. Co1799–Fo1862
Shipley Road, Woodingdean  
Shirley Avenue, Hove Build c1956-57. The name comes from Anthony Shirley (c1546-1624), who inherited Preston Manor, which had been held by his late step-father Richard Elrington and bequeathed to him by his widowed mother.
Shirley Drive, Hove Stanford Estate.
New road: 9 November 19201. Layout: July 19262. New sewer:June 1925, July 19263. Numbered c1931.
      28 was designed by Stavers H Tiltman as his own home4, one of the first three houses on the west side.
      †Stanford Estate Office was on the south-east corner of The Droveway.
1ESRO DO/C/8/338
2ESRO DO/C/8/928
3ESRO DO/C/8/776,931
4ESRO DO/C/8/983
Shirley Mews, Hove At 4 Shirley Street.
Shirley Road, Hove Stanford Estate.
Layout: c1900, August 1903-February 1905, January 1908, November 19251.
Shirley Street, Hove

¶ Hove Station conservation area.
Two-storey terraced houses with workshops and shops (some converted to residences).
Shoreham Road The former name of King's Road.
Shortgate Road, North Moulsecoomb  
Sidehill Drive, Portslade Cul-de-sac.
Sidney Street See Sydney Street.
Sidney Terrace See Sydney Terrace. 1861
Sillwood Place

¶ Regency Square conservation area.
Built 1827-28 by A H Wilds. Sir David Scott bought the still incomplete development and commissioned Wilds to build Sillwood House as his own residence. Sillwood Park was Scott's estate in Berkshire. The western side was a hotel until 1960 and was demolished in 1969 to make was for Osprey House in Montpelier Road.
      1-8 were designed by Amon Henry Wilds 1827-29. Grade II listed1.
      9 was designed by Amon Henry Wilds 1827-29. Grade II listed2.
      10-11 were designed by Amon Henry Wilds 1827-29. Grade II listed3.
      16 was the Brighton residence of Maria, Countess of Carhampton (c1777-1857), who died in Brighton (probably here?)
      Sillwood Hall. See Montpelier Road
1HE 1380938
2HE 1380939
3HE 1380940
Sillwood Road

¶ Regency Square conservation area.
Previously known as Sober's Gardens and Western Cottages when the east side was built in the 1820s. Mrs Sober was the sister of Thomas Read Kemp, who had a house, Western Lodge, where Sillwood Terrace now stands. The west side was added by Thomas Lainson on the former site of Mrs Sober's garden c.1870, when the street acquired its name. Renumbered c.1872.
      10 (previously 8) was the home of the portrait artist John James Masquerier (1778-1855) from c1823 until his death.
      11 (previously 9) was occupied from time to time by the painter John Constable between 1824 and 1828. He painted the nearby Western Lodge. Plaque.
      13-14 are Grade II listed1.
      32-47 were designed and built by Thomas Lainson c1870. Grade II listed2.
1HE 1380941
2HE 1380944
Sillwood Street

¶ Regency Square conservation area.
Built 1820s. Renumbered 6 November 19501. The gate piers and walls to Sillwood Place are Grade II listed2.
      Olive Branch. 1851.
1ESRO DB/D/27/291
2HE 1380945
Sillwood Terrace

¶ Regency Square conservation area.
Silver Birch Close Private road built by City Partnership Housing in 2015-2016 on a former sports ground off Rowan Avenue as the continuation of Lions Gate.  
Silverdale Avenue, Hove  
Silverdale Road, Hove Former Goldsmid land1.
      Silverdale Court built after August 19631.
1ESRO ACC8745/37
2ESRO DB/D/27/294
Silverthorne's Mews See 4 Queensbury Mews.  
Singleton Road, Patcham One of several streets off Carden Avenue with local Sussex place names. Singleton is a village near Chichester. Numbered 30 July 19361. 1ESRO DB/D/27/13
Sion Hill Ba1822
Sion Place Number of properties in 1822: 13. See also Mount Sion Place. Ba1822
Slinfold Close Post war development named after Sussex village.
Sloane Street Between Freshfield Road and Park Street. Sloane Court is now on the site.
      Hills Cottage. 1851.
      Park Villa. 1851.
Smart's Court See May's Court. 1851
Snaky Lane Early informal name for Withdean Road because of it sinuosity.  
Solway Avenue, Patcham Part of the Ladies Mile Estate, named by developer George Ferguson after the firth that forms the coast of Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. Named 27 April 19331. 1ESRO DB/D/27/30
Somerhill Avenue, Hove  
Somerhill Road, Hove Somerhill House was the Jacobean mansion of Hove landowner Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid and his successors near Tonbridge, Kent. See also Nizells Avenue.
      Davigdor County Infant School was formerly in Davigdor Road until the new school was built here in 1986.
      St Ann's Well Gardens The lease was taken in 1894 by George Albert Smith, who developed it as a pleasure garden. The pump house became his laboratory when he began film-making in 1896 and he built a 'glass-house' studio in the grounds c1901. In 1903 he surrendered the lease. The gardens were acquired by the Borough of Hove and opened as a public park by the mayor, Alderman Captain A B S Fraser on 23 May 1908. The sculpture In Our Hands was made of 5,500 living plants and compost on a wire-mesh frame. It was designed for the Eco-Brighton project by Cliff Wright and Kathryn Jordan and constructed between spring 2006 and April 2007 at Stanmer Park and installed in Victoria Gardens, where it was immediately vandalised. It was moved here early June 2007. See also Furze Road.
Somerset Place   1839
Somerset Street The Dukes of Somerset (family name: Seymour) were related to the Earls of Egremont, and at one time the titles were held in common, the 7th Duke being the 1st Earl.
      Jacqueline Du Pré Court and Evelyn Glennie Court sheltered retirement housing blocks were built in 1994 and named after the cellist Jacqueline Du Pré (1945-1987) and the deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie (b 1965).
Sompting Close, Whitehawk Cul-de-sac off Wiston Way. Numbered August 19911. 1ESRO DB/D/27/446
South Avenue

¶ Queens Park conservation area.
The southern boundary of Queen's Park.
South Parade Former name of 19-34 Old Steine. Co1799
South Providence Place   1851
South Road, Preston

¶ Preston Village conservation area (all properties east of railway bridge).
The petrol station on the corner of Preston Road was built c.1972 on the site of the Black Lion pub.
      The Old Cottage, Little Barn and Mulberry Cottage were formerly a single farmhouse, dated 1636 but probably refronted in the 18th century. Grade II listed1.
      7, 9, 11, the estate office, was designed by Charles Stanley Peach and built 1907. Grade II listed1.
1HE 1380947
2HE 1380946
South Road Mews, Preston Built c.1998 on the site of the Adas engineering works of Alfred Darling, the pre-eminent pioneer of cinematography equipment, to which he came from 25 Ditchling Rise.
South Row was where Royal York Buildings now stand in Old Steine.
South Street, Brighton

¶ Old Town conservation area.
Formerly Middle Street Lane. Number of properties in 1822: 17. The original South Street—with small cottage dwellings—was nearer the sea, close to West Cliff and the site of the present King's Road, but was washed away in the 18th century. Ba1822—
South Street, Portslade

¶ Portslade conservation area.
      1-5 Robin's Row are 18th century cottages, revised late 20th century. Grade II listed1.
      Baptist Chapel was built to replace the one in Chapel Place.
      Church of St Nicolas is the ancient parish church of Portslade and the oldest church in continuous use in the area, dating from c.1150. It was enlarged a century later, a north aisle added 1849 and the Brackenbury Chapel in 1869. In 1959 the roof was restored, a vestry and organ gallery added. Grade II* listed2; the churchyard boundary walls are Grade II listed3.
      Southdown Brewery was built for John Dudney in 1881, probably once the tax on malt was repealed in 1880, replacing the malthouse and brewery in Drove Road, Portslade. It is now Le Carbone electrical components factory.
      Whychcote was the home from 1928 until his death of actor Andrew Melville (1882-1936), proprietor of the Grand Theatre in North Road, Brighton.
1HE 1292518
2HE 1398648
3HE 1209404
South Woodlands, Patcham Numbered 1 July 19651. 1ESRO DB/D/27/432
Southall Avenue, Moulsecoomb Numbered 1922 and amended 3 March 19271. 1ESRO DB/D/27/197
Southall Way, Moulsecoomb Fomer name of Southall Avenue1. Numbered 1922, amended 3 March 1927a. 1ESRO DB/D/27/197
Southampton Street Consecutive numbering: north-west side from Southover Street, returning on the south-east side. 1861
Southdown Avenue, Brighton

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
Formerly a section of Southdown Road, renamed and renumbered 6 February 18961; part renumbered 6 December 19062. 1ESRO DB/D/27/113
2ESRO DB/D/27/130
Southdown Avenue, Portslade  
Southdown Cottages, Portslade Leading off Drove Road.  
Southdown Place, Woodingdean

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
Named and numbered 7 December 19541. 1ESRO DB/D/27/332
Southdown Road, Brighton

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
Numbered 19 October 18931. Part renamed as Southdown Avenue in 1896.
      St Ives. 1881.
1ESRO DB/D/27/87
Southdown Road, Portslade

¶ Portslade Old Village conservation area (1-8 consecutive).
      1-7 and 2-8 were built by Southdown Brewery in neighbouring Drove Road for its workers.
Southern Cross District
Southern Ring Road, Falmer University of Sussex campus.  
Southmount, Hollingdean Cul-de-sac off Davey Drive.  
Southon Close, Portslade
Southover Place

¶ Valley Gardens conservation area.
Southover Street

¶ Valley Gardens conservation area.
Renumbered c1864, part renumbered 5 October 18931.
      26 'recently erected' in October 18822.
      50 Sir Charles Napier PH is named after the general (1782-1853) who captured Sind in 1842 and is erroneously credited with devising the pun 'Peccavi' (Latin for 'I have sinned'), which was coined by 17-year-old Miss Catherine Winkworth. Napier's statue is in Trafalgar Square, London.
      85 Albert Cottage, renumbered 124 by 1865, was the home of town surveyor Philip Causton Lockwood c1862-
      †Police Fire Station was on the corner with Finsbury Road in the 1890s.
      Victoria Cottage. 1851.
1ESRO DB/D/27/98
2ESRO ACC8745/14
Southwater Close Post-war low-rise council development named after Sussex village.
Spa Street Formerly known as Nottingham Street, renamed after the nearby German Spa in Queen's Park. Removed in 1898 to be replaced by Tillstone Street.
      Almhouses founded by Sir Thomas Bloomfield in 1852, later known as Widows' Cottages, survived the surrounding demolition to create Tillstone Street in the 1890s until 1947, having been derelict for some time. They were replaced by housing in the 1950s.
Speed's Passage, Portslade Cul-de-sac off High Street. Pa1891–To1902
Spencer Avenue, Hangleton  
The Spinney

¶ Tongdean conservation area.
Sportcentre Road, Falmer University of Sussex campus.  
Spring Gardens Number of properties in 1822: 52. Numbered April 19211. Cottages on the west side were demolished
      24 Founder's Arms PH.
      26-30 was the Southern Publishing Company's printing works.
1ESRO DB/D/46/874
Spring Street, Brighton

¶ Clifton Hill conservation area.
Built 1820s.
      1 was Shakespeare's Head PH from 1845.
Spring Street, Patcham Former name for the section of Old London Road north of Ladies Mile Road, running into Church Hill.
Spring Walks, Patcham Former name of Church Street in the late 18th century1. 11803 map
Springfield Road, Preston

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
The site of a Roman farmhouse was excavated at the corner with Preston Road in 18771. Numbered or renumbered 21 August 18792.
      Wall letter box outside 35 bears the VR royal cipher.
1Musgrave (2011): 20
2ESRO DB/D/27/250
Square, The, Patcham

¶ Patcham conservation area.
      The drinking fountain was originally close to Surrenden Field, placed there in 1897 in memory of Juliana Gregory of Withdean Lodge in London Road by her surviving sisters. The lamp post are Grade II listed1.
      8-9, 13-18, 19-20 are 18th century terraced cottages. Grade II listed1.
      Lamp post is Grade II listed2
1HE 1381024, 1381026, 1381027
2HE 1381028
Stable Lane Off North Street. Co1799
Stable Yard   Census1861
Stafford Road, Prestonville Saxon remains, including bones, ornaments and weaponry, were found herea and presented to Brighton Museum in 1893 and in 1985 three sixth-century skeletons were found during work on a house. All houses were designed by Thomas Simpson, except 11-21 (odd). John Edward Stafford was a Brighton alderman, mayor of Brighton 1900/1901. 1Smith, Paul S: 'Early Anglo-Saxon Burials from Stafford Road, Brighton, East Sussex' in Sussex Archaeological Collections vol. 126: 31-52
Standean Close, Coldean Cul-de-sac off Hawkhurst Road. Named and numbered 3 February 19661. 1ESRO DB/D/27/441
Stanford Estate The Stanford family were landowners in Preston and Hove areas, William Stanford, a farmer (who also became prosperous for holding the Brighton Town Commissioners' contract to clear night-soil and sewage), having acquired Preston Manor in Preston Drove in 1745. The lineage descended to Ellen Stanford, whose second husband, Charles Thomas-Stanford, was one of the Unionist members of parliament for Brighton and gave Preston Manor to the town.
      In 1872 the estate announced plans to build 100 houses a year for the next 15 years1. This, combined with the creation of the Aldrington estate and other building, was a major factor in the rapid enlargement of Hove in the last quarter of the nineteenth century.
1Building News 19 Jul 1872
Stanford Avenue

¶ Preston Park conservation area (1-121 odd, 24-120 even, St. Augustine's Church and Hall, Stanford Avenue Methodist Church).
Build from 1880; one house and 'other houses unoccupied and building' in Pa1881. Numbered 1 August 18841; renumbered 19 April 18942 and April 19213. Section between Ditchling Road and Edburton Avenue renumbered 28 January 19264.
      Church of St Augustine was founded in a temporary iron building in 1894 and replaced by the red brick building designed by G E Streatfield in 1896, with an extension added in 1913 by Sir T G Jackson. It closed in 2004. Grade II listed5.
      Stanford Avenue Methodist Church was designed by E J Hamilton; the contractor was Saunders & Sons of Shoreham. It opened as a Bible Christian Church on 27 May 18987.
      9 (St Albans) was the home of John George Blaker from its construction 1892 until 1886.
      79 (The Romans) was built for and was the home of Sir John George Blaker from 1886. Now architects' offices.
      Clock Tower and Octagonal Pavilion in Preston Park, built 1891/92, are Grade II listed6.
      Pillar box at the corner of Waldegrave Road bears the VR royal cipher.
1ESRO DB/D/27/200
2ESRO DB/D/27/85
3ESRO DB/D/46/874
4ESRO DB/D/27/174
5HE 1380950
6HE 1380948, 1380949
7Building News, 1898-05-27:762c, 1898-06-03:776b
Stanford Close, Hove
Stanford Road Built by Daniel Friend in the 1860s early in the Prestonville development. The section south of Old Shoreham Road was originally called Prestonville Road. Renumbered 17 July 18841, 2.
      48 Highlands was Daniel Friend's home.
      Stanford Junior School was built 1893 and is attributed to Thomas Simpson but may be by his son, John W Simpson.
1ESRO DB/D/27/245
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Stanley Avenue, Mile Oak       Church of the Good Shepherd was originally a tin structure donated in 1936 by the Vicar of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Dyke Road and Mrs Alice Mary Moor. It was replaced by a modern red brick structure.
Stanley Road       Calvary Church Building and City Mission is,as shown above the door, the former Railway Mission Classrooms of 1895  
Stanley Street Consecutive numbering from Sussex Street on the north-west side, returning on the south-east side. Census1871; Pa1871—
STANMER One of the ancient manors and parishes in the area. Occupation of the site dates back to the Bronze Age (c.1500 BC). In 765 King Aedwulf granted the lands to the canons of South Malling and in the 13th century the estate belonged to the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Church lost the lands at the time of the Reformation. The name derives from old English ('stony mere'). The village was evacuated during World War II for military occupation and training. It was absorbed into the County Borough of Brighton in 1952.
Stanmer Avenue, Saltdean Numbered 1 September 19551. 1ESRO DB/D/27/326
Stanmer Avenue West, Saltdean Numbered 1 September 19551. 1ESRO DB/D/27/47
Stanmer Great Wood includes a linear earthwork, possibly Iron Age, scheduled as a National Monument1. 1HE 1343895
Stanmer Park

¶ Stanmer conservation area (Stanmer House, Well House and Stables, Stanmer Church & Well House, Stanmer Stores, The Home Farmhouse, Stanmer 1-16 consec, 19, The Lower Lodges 37/38, The Barn).
Stanmer House and the surrounding park were created by the Pelham family. Sir Henry Pelham (1694-1754) bought the land in 1713. He was MP for Sussex, serving concurrently as both Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1743 until his death, sharing power with his elder brother, Thomas Pelham-Holles (1693-1768), the 1st Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, who was created Baron Pelham of Stanmer in 1762. The 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th Earls of Chichester died and were buried at Stanmer. The estate was damaged under military occupation during World War II and restored after acquisition by Brighton Corporation in 1947. The park is classified by English Heritage as a Grade 2 park of special historic interest14.
      Stanmer Church was built in 1838 to replace a 13th century building destroyed by fire. It was sponsored at a cost of £14,000 by Henry Thomas Pelham, 3rd Earl of Chichester (1804-1886), who lived at Stanmer House and in whose memory the east window was installed in 1883 (?). Pelham was head of the Church Estates Committee. Among artefacts rescued from the earlier church are the royal arms of George III. Grade II listed1.
      Stanmer House was designed by Nicholas Dubois and built in 1722-27, extending an earlier house. It was altered in 1860 and is Grade I listed. During construction of the nearby University of Sussex it was used as the administrative headquarters of the university from 1961. Grade I listed. The former stables (c1725) are Grade II* listed2; the wall to the south and west of the stables is also Grade II listed13. The north and south Lower Lodge are Grade II listed3, as are the store shed8 (known as Bothies) and the wellhouses in the churchyard9 and between the house and stables10.
      1-2, 3-6 are mid 18th century semi-detached houses, damaged under military occupation during World War II and restored after acquisition by Brighton Corporation. Grade II listed4.
      7-10 are mid/late 19th century terraced houses, damaged under military occupation during World War II and restored after acquisition by Brighton Corporation. Grade II listed5.
      13 and16 are 19th century. Grade II listed6.
      14-15 are 18th century. Grade II listed7.
      Water catcher to the west of the house is grade II listed11.
      The Barn is Grade II listed12.
      Home Farmhouse dates originally from the mid 18th century, later extended. Grade II listed7,a s are the garden walls15.
1HE 1380955
2HE 1380959
3HE 1380953, 1380954
4HE 1380964, 1380965
5HE 1390966
6HE 1380967
7HE 1389910
8HE 1380962
9HE 1380957
10HE 1380961
11HE 1380961
12HE 1379909
13HE 1380960
14HE 1001447
15HE 1380149
Stanmer Park Road  
Stanmer Street Short link road between Stanmer Park Road and Stabmer Villas.  
Stanmer Village Medieval settlement to the west of the village street is a scheduled ancient monument1.
      The Barn and Home Farmhouse are Grade II listed2.
1HE 1418222
2HE 1379910
Stanmer Villas, Hollingdean Numbered 27 May 19371. 1ESRO DB/D/27/36
Stanstead Crescent, Woodingdean  
Staplefield Drive, North Moulsecoomb  
Stapley Road, Hove Anthony Stapley (1590-1655) was MP successively for New Shoreham, Lewes and then Sussex. He lived at Patcham Place in London Road. A puritan, he supported the parliamentary side in the civil wars and was a signatory of Charles I's death warrant. After the Restoration, his son John (1628-1701) was created Baron Stapley of Patcham for the part he played in a 1657 Royalist conspiracy.
Station Approach, Falmer       Falmer Railway Station.
      Wall postbox adjacent to the station entrance bears the VR royal cipher.
Station Approach, Hove

¶ Hove Station conservation area.
      Hove Railway Station. The present Hove Station was probably designed by F D Banister and opened as Cliftonville Station on 1 October 1863, was renamed West Brighton when the main building opened in July 1879, changed to Hove and West Brighton in October 1894 and finally Hove in July 1895. The forecourt was laid out 1905. Grade II listed1, as is the footbridge (1880s).
      Pillar box adjacent to the station footbridge is one of only two in the city that bears no royal cipher, known as an 'anonymous box', dating from 1883-1887.
1HE 1187584
Station Road, Cliftonville Former (imformal) name of Goldstone Villas.  
Station Road, Portslade B2194. The western side of the road only. See also Boundary Road, Portslade. Renumbered 1901.
      85-86 dated 1898 on the unexpectedly elaborate entrance arch.
      87 bears a sign for 'The Market' on the upper floor front.
      Anchor Inn. 1881.
      Eastern Terrace. 1881.
      Garden Cottages. 1881.
      Providence Place. 1881.
      Russel House. 1881.
      United Reformed Church was opened in 1932 alongside the original Portslade Congregational Chapel in St Aubyns Road.
Station Road, Preston

¶ Preston Park conservation area.
Part of the Clermont estate, developed by Daniel Friend. The terrace of cottages was built c.1870 to house railway workers. Originally ending at the boundary of Tivoli Gardens, the road was extended (after 1882?) as far as the back of Withdean Court and the bridge over the railway to join Withdean Road. This still unmade section of road is known popularly as Snakey Lane.
Station Street       †Hudson's Depository opened in February 1869. The entire area is floored with fire-proof asphalte from Pyrimont. 1851
Steele's Buildings 'Houses condemned' in Pa1891.
      Clifton Mission Hall, associated with Clifton Road church.
Census1851; Ta1854–Pi1897
Steine, The Now Old Steine. Co1799 as Old Steine
Steine Court Narrow alley of poor late 18th century housing off the north side of Pool Valley.
Steine Gardens

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Number of properties in 1822: 13. Ba1822—
Steine (Steyne) Lane

¶ Old Town conservation area.
¶ Valley Gardens conservation area.
Originally the south side of Castle Square.
      1 is the rear of the former Royal Pavilion Hotel at 7 Castle Square. Grade II listed.
Steine Place Buildings Incorporated in Old Steine.
      8 was underleased for 99 years less 10 days at £7 year and a premium of £1,400 on 5 November 1803 by John Hall of Brighton, surgeon, to Thomas Brett of Parliament Street, Westminster, with the use of a passage from the back of the house to the road leading from the west part of the Steine to Pool Lane, with the use of the well and pump behind the houses, subject to a third of the cost of its maintenance. (Adjoining properties: to the west: messuage of Mrs Michell, widow; to the east: 7 Steine Place Buildings; to the south: yard belonging to John Hall by the same lease; to the north: an open road.)1
1ESRO amsgg/AMS6625/2
Steine Row Built after 1776; 15 houses by 1795. Number of properties in 1822: 4. Ba1822
Steine Street

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Built after 1776; 15 houses by 1795. Long association with food.
      2 was an oyster bar and variously-named restaurant (1930s), Harry's Restaurant (1954-after 1973) and Charlie's Restaurant (1947-after 1973).
      3 was the Sloop PH (1799). This could be the same as the next.
      4 (numbered 3 in Pa1891, 3a in Ke1949-1958) was the Queen's Head PH (1845-1958).
      4a was the Old Steine Rooms (1912). It was the Karle restaurant (1914-1915), St James' Restaurant (1916-), then Jimmy's Restaurant (-1972), all owned by Edlin Bros (1921-1972).
      5 was a riding school and livery stable (from 1845) called the Royal Mews, which then became the Southdown Motor Services offices c1917 until at least the 1970s, from which motor coaches left between the world wars.
      6 was the Brighton Packet Inn ( before 1822-1873), then the Aquarium Inn (1874-2014), renamed the Plotting Parlour in 2014.
      8 was the Albemarle dining rooms/restaurant (1897-1920), also in no 7 in 1902-1907).
      10 was auction rooms (1848-). It was the Three and Ten PH with a performance venue Upstairs at Three and Ten. It became Bar Broadway from 2014 to 2020.
Stephens Road, Hollingdean  
Stevenson Road On the site of Kemp Town railway station, which opened in August 1869. Could it be named—and misspelt—after George Stephenson (1781 1848), the railway pioneer (?).
Steyne Place   1826-1861
Steyning Avenue, Hove  
STEYNING EAST RURAL DISTRICT Much of the northern part of the city was administratively part of Steyning RDC until 1928, when part of the parishes of Patcham, and West Blatchington were added to the County Borough of Brighton under the Brighton Corporation Act 1927.
Steyning Road, Rottingdean

¶ Rottingdean conservation area (Westview, Southdown, Brookside, Mulberry House, Braemer House, St Ives, Corner House, The Lodge, Rumneys).
      Ewhurst was the home c1911 of the author Alfred Noyes (1880-1958), best known for his ballad The Highwayman.
Stirling Place

¶ Old Hove conservation area.
Stone Street

¶ Regency Square conservation area (south side: 1-6 consecutive, 6a, 7-13 consecutive, 13a, 14; north side).
      13a-14 may be the only surviving examples of fly stables from the early 19th century. Grade II listed1. The fly—a two-wheeled vehicle pulled by a man or boy—may have originated in Brighton.
      Riding Stables. 1851.
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Stonecroft Close, Hangleton Local field was called Stoney Croft.
Stonecross Road, East Moulsecoomb Built in the late 1940s. Most streets in the north of the area are named after Sussex villages.
Stoneham Road, Aldrington Named after William Stoneham of Fenchurch Street, London, a mortgagee and part owner of a piece of land in Aldrington, who, with Rev George William Kendall (see Kendal Road) sold the land for five neighbouring streets to George Payne of Brighton and Edgar Payne of Bayswater, London on 30 July 1900 for £11,3451.
      24-34 (even) were sold by George Payne and Edgar Payne to Bertie Walter Cook, fruiterer, of Brighton for £1,780 on 7 March 1904, who sold
      24-28 (even) to George William Kelley, fruiter, of Brighton for £890 on 8 March 1904.
      28a-29h, terrace of eight houses, replaced a mission hall by Clayton & Black of 19042.
      80 was designed by Samuel Denman and built 1900. From 1904 to 1912 it was Abbott brotehers' mineral water factory, then vacant for some years until becoming Maynard's wholesale confectionery factory from 1927 to 1962. It was converted into seven loft-style residences by Dominic Richardsin 2002.
      Stoneham Recreation Ground was opened on 1 October 1913 by the mayor of Hove, Alderman Barnet Marks, on land given to the town by the Duke of Portland in 1911 and was originally known as the Portland Recreation Ground. There is a commemorative stone in the south-east corner.
      Stoneham Road Baptist Church was built in 1904 and the adjoining church hall was added in 1931.
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2ESRO DO/C/6/2479
Stonehurst Court Cul-de-sac off Down Terrace. Sussex place name. Council housing.
Stoneleigh Avenue  
Stoneleigh Close T-shaped cul-de-sac of (dormer) bungalows off Stoneleigh Avenue. Named October 1964 and numbered 7 July 19661. 1ESRO DB/D/27/415
The Stonery, Portslade 'On the Downs'. Market garden and cottage. Approximately on the site of Portslade Aldridge Community Academy, south of Chalky Road. To1902
Stonery Close, Portslade Cul-de-sac of council flats above integral garages. Adjacent to the site of The Stonery. Ke1966—
Storrington Close, Hove One of a group of adjoining roads named after Sussex villages.
Stringer Way A track across the playing fields from Balfour Road to Draxmont Way, past Dorothy Stringer High School, named after Alderman Dorothy Stringer (see 166 Dyke Road). .
Strong Court   1851
Stroudley Road In the New England Quarter development. William Stroudley was locomotive superintendent at the Brighton works of the London Brighton & South Coast Railway.
Sudeley Place

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Formerly known as Mill Place after East Mill (see below), re-named after Charles Hanbury-Tracy, 1st Baron Sudeley, who lived at 1 Eastern Terrace, as is the nearby Hanbury Arms in St George's Road.
      Congregational Church was designed by J N Goulty and opened in 1891, replacing a former chapel that was built in 1868. It closed in 1920 and was converted by local architects Denman & Matthew into the King's Cliff Cinema. In 1947 it briefly became the Playhouse Repertory Theatre, reverting to cinema use in 1949. It became the Continentale Cinema in 1951, showing European films. It closed in December 1986 and was later converted into four houses.
      †East Mill stood at the southern end of the street (at the rear of 162 Marine Parade). It was moved to the corner of Lennox Street and Sussex Street.
Sudeley Street

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
Sudeley Terrace

¶ East Cliff conservation area (1-12 consecutive).
Suffolk Cottages   1826
Suffolk Place Former name of Cannon Street. Number of properties in 1822: 37.
      The Ergthers (??) 1851.
      Hope Inn 1851.
      Mechanic Beer Shop 1851.
Suffolk Street, Hove
Suger's Cottages   1851
Suggers Court   1861
Sullington Close, North Moulsecoomb  
Summerdale Road, Hangleton
Sun Street Part renumbered 7 January 18861. image
1ESRO DB/D/27/233
Sunninghill Avenue, Hove
Sunninghill Close, Hove
Sunnydale Avenue, Patcham Numbered 20 September 19381. 1ESRO DB/D/27/48
Sunnydale Close, Patcham Numbered 3 November 19531. 1ESRO DB/D/27/314
Surrenden Surrenden Hall, the former home of Sir Edward Dering at the village of Surrenden in Kent, was the family home of the mother of Eliza Roe, who married Sir Charles Ogle and whose family owned land at Withdean.
Surrenden Crescent Numbered 30 September 19371, supplementary numbering 15 March 19712. 1ESRO DB/D/27/39
2ESRO DB/D/27/436
Surrenden Field Ground adjacent to London Road, Withdean, where the forerunner club to Brighton and Hove Albion played football. A drinking fountain in memory of Juliana Gregory of Withdean Lodge, south of here in London Road, placed close to the field in 1897 by her remaining sisters, was later moved to The Square at Patcham.
Surrenden Holt Holt is a Sussex dialect word meaning a small plantation or badger's burrow. Cul-de-sac of larger semi-detached houses with separate garage block. Numnbered 23 February 19611. 1ESRO DB/D/27/436
Surrenden Park Named and numbered 6 June 19631. 1ESRO DB/D/27/401
Surrenden Road

¶ Preston Park conservation area (1-5 odd, St. Mary's RC Church, 25-63 odd, 2-8 and 20-66 even, Surrenden Lodge, Acacia Court, Florence Court, Park View PH).
Tumber applied for building approval for three houses to be designed/built by Hamilton, on 21 July 18981. Numbered 27 February 19362.
      St Mary Catholic Church was designed in Arts & Crafts Gothic style by Percy Lamb and built between 1910 and 1921.
      3 was the home from 1908/09 to 1915 of William Ashton Ellis (1853-1919), an eminent doctor (he treated Madame Blavatsky, the founder of Theosophy) and standard translator and early biographer of Richard Wagner.
      ?? Alsace House is where Princess Mary Despina Karadja, Swedish poet and writer, founder of the White Cross Union and president of the Universal Gnostic Alliance (founded January 1912), was a long-standing house guest.
      108-110. Crouched female skeleton was found in a 3ft circular grave on 7 May 1928 during construction of a tennis court3.
      Florence Court was built c1980 on the site of
      Preston Park Baptist Church [Horeb Tabernacle], a brick chapel built 1917.
1ESRO DB/D/7/4760
2ESRO DB/D/27/7
Surrey Place Former name of Upper Gloucester Road.
Surrey Street

¶ West Hill conservation area.
      26 Railway Bell PH, formerly the Railway, opened by 1839, before the railway1. 1Le1839
Sussex Heights See St Margaret's Place.
Sussex Mews

¶ East Cliff conservation area.
      4 and later 6 were homes of Oscar-winning cinematographer David Watkin (1925-2008).
Sussex Place Off Richmond Road (now Richmond Place). Numbered 26 October 19111. 1ESRO DB/D/27/262
Sussex Road, Hove

¶ Cliftonville conservation area (1-4 and 12-21 consecutive).
Mid-19th century cottages.
Sussex Road       3 has a preserved painted sign for 'H Marsh, Chimney Sweep', right. Marsh moved here c1894 from no 9 (at the south-western corner) having been in business there by 1867. He was still listed here until 1931.
      5-11 were replaced by Hove Baths and Laundry (see King's Esplanade).
      7 had 14 occupants (three families) in 1861. Eliza Billinghurst, wife of a sailor and mother of seven children, has the entry under occupation: 'Does nothing'.2
'does nothing'
1James Gray
2Census 1861 RG 9/604 folio 128 page 21
Sussex Row Opposite Sussex Place, Richmond Street. 1851-1861
Sussex Square

¶ Kemp Town conservation area.
Named after the county by its developer Thomas Read Kemp (?).
      1-10, 11-40, 41-50 are Grade I listed1.
      11 The sister of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) lived here 1874-1887. He was a regular visitor and there is an incorrect belief that the tunnel beneath Lewes Crescent inspired the idea for the rabbit hole that Alice falls into. Regency Society plaque.
      14 was the residence c1838-39 of twice prime minister Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell. His wife died here in childbirth. Cityof Brighton & Hove plaque.
      19-20 was the home from 1831 until his death of local landowner Frederick Hervey, 1st Marquess of Bristol/5th Earl of Bristol (1769-1859)—buried on 15 March 1859 in the Parochial Cemetery—and his younger son Lord Alfred Hervey (1816-1875), MP for Brighton 1842-1857, then his elder son and successor as 2nd Marquess.
      22 was the residence of Thomas Kemp (1782-1844) in 1827-1837. Sold at auction in June 1874 for £1,9753. It was later amalgamated with 21 to form part of St Mary's Hall girls' school. Regency Society plaque erected 1952.
      25 was the first house occupied—by Thomas Kemp's brother-in-law Philip Storey in 1826.
      32 was the residence of Lady Jane Peel and her husband Laurence Peel in 1839.
      40 included alterations for Lady Sackville by Sir Edwin Lutyens in the year of his knighthood (1918). (39-40a?)
      46 was the home of Antony Dale OBE FSA (1912-1993), historian and author, 1914-1962. Regency Society plaque.
      Lampposts outside 5, 13, 17-18 and 23 are Grade II listed2.
      Lampposts outside 28 and 34 are Grade II listed4.
      Lampposts outside 38 and 46 are Grade II listed5.
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2HE 1380972–1380975
3Brighton Gazette, 25 June 1874: 7a
4HE 1380977, 1380978
5HE 1380980, 1380981
Sussex Street

¶ Carlton Hill conservation area (Tarnerland Nursery School, Tower and attached railings in Tarner Park).
Originally ran from Grand Parade (now called Morley Street west of Ashton Rise). Number of properties in 1822: 18. Kingswood Flats are partly on the site of a Primitive Methodist church (built 1856 and demolished 1950). The Tarnerland estate was built 1931.
      Cottages in Garden (at top) 1851.
      Elm Tree Cottage (at top) 1851.
      Penfold's Cottage (at top) 1851.
      32. Apollo Terrace was off here.
      Tarnerland Recreation Ground (formerly Blaker Recreation Ground) is on the site of the former garden of St John's Lodge in Tilbury Place, home of Edwin Tarner and family (see also St John's Place, Brighton). Tarner built the tower in his garden so that he could watch for ships carrying his goods up the Channel. The tower and attached walls are Grade II listed1.
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Sussex Street Mews Cul-de-sac off Morley Street (formerly Sussex Street), to the west of the School Clinic.
Sussex Terrace Cul-de-sac of houses on east side of John Street north of Sussex Street; west side was cleared 1959. Renumbered 26 October 19111. 1851
1ESRO DB/D/27/156
Suters Gardens   1826-1861
Sutherland Road

¶ College conservation area (Kingscliffe School).
One property and 'other houses building' in Pa1874. The immediate area is known as Baker's Bottom. Properties are numbered sequentially up east side and down west side.
      George Granville Leveson-Gower (1758-1833), ambassador to France during the Revolution, was created 1st Duke of Sutherland by William IV in 1833; a major landowner, involved in the Highland clearances (cf, the Earl of Bute), he was the wealthiest man in Britain in later life. The 2nd Duke (1786-1861) was an occasional, if not regular visitor to Brighton.
      Bute Hall (St Matthew's Bute Mission Hall) was built in 1892 to serve a Sunday school for St Matthew's. The foundation stone was laid by the mayor and mayoress, Sir Joseph and Lady Ewart. With the closure of the church the hall was used as a nursery. It is now in commercial use.
      †St Matthew's Church was initially designed by the local firm of Edmund Evan Scott and Robert Singer Hyde and completed by London architect John Norton. It was built in 1881-1883 on the corner of College Terrace on land donated by W P Boxall (see Belle Vue Gardens). In fact, he had to donate the money to the diocese, which then used the money to buy the land from him. The church closed in 1962 and was demolished in 1967. An apartment block occupies the site.
Sutton Close, Woodingdean Cul-de-sac off Langley Crescent.  
Swallow Gardens At 57 Carlton Hill, leading to Sussex Street, aka Swallow's Gardens.
      Marine View. 1851.
Br1845–Fo1861; Census1851
Swanborough Drive, Whitehawk Numbered 5 October 1961 and extension named 2 March 19661. 1ESRO DB/D/27/393
Swanborough Place, Woodingdean Named and numbered 2 March 19661. 1ESRO DB/D/27/393
Sweet Hill, Patcham Land to the north of the A27, between Waterhall and the A23, part of 1,300 acres of downland sold by the Abergavenny Estate to local property developer Thomas Gasson in July 1921, outbidding Brighton Corporation. The land developed as 'plotland' with no amenities or domestic services, selling (often to ex-servicemen) at £10 for a quarter acre. Brighton Corporation acquired the land in 1924 and it was incorporated into Greater Brighton in 1928 under the Brighton Corporation Act 1927. The settlements and smallholdings remained and gradually decayed over the next decade. An abortive plan to build a film studio here was floated in March 19601. The area is now within the South Downs National Park. 1National Archives COU 1/376
Sweet Patch Land 'Houses and cottages on'1. Sweet Patch was land at Baker's Bottom accessed by the footpath from Walpole Road, adjacent to Hamilton Lodge School. A bungalow, built c1890s still stood there in the early 1960s2. The Craven Vale estate is now on the site. 1Census1861
2James Gray
Sycamore Close, Portslade Cul-de-sac
Sycamore Close, Woodingdean T-shaped cul-de-sac of (dormer) bungalows off Crescent Drive North. Named 27 September 1961, numbered 4 June 1964 with supplementary numbering 8 January 19701. 1ESRO DB/D/27/405
Sydney Street

¶ North Laine conservation area.
Spelt Sidney Street in 1851.
Sydney Terrace At 39 Sydney Street and leads to the corner of Gloucester Street. Ta1854–Pa1867
Sylvester Way, Hangleton Cul-de-sac
Symbister Road, Portslade  

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