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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1270271



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: East Sussex

District: Eastbourne

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459853

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DEVONSHIRE PARK 1. 5203 Winter Garden TV 6098/6198



2. Winter Garden (the Floral Hall) and Pavilion Hall. 1874-1876 by Henry Currey architect to the Devonshire Estate with internal alterations and additions c1910 by J W Woolnough architect. Cast iron structure, originally glazed now part metal clad, stuccoed brick additions. 2 storey entrance, 2 storey pavilion, single storey Floral Hall and addition. Entrance block originally part glazed and weather boarded now c1960 artifical cladding, two former hipped roofs replaced by flat structure. Pavilion and Floral Hall weather boarded, metal roof covering, inserted dormer range. C1910 range to parkside, interrupting outer ambulatory range to Floral Hall, of Kursaal type in Neo Baroque style with central pediment supported with scrolls and Ionic order with 2 flanking domed pavilions, central domed roof with lunettes. Ionic porch to right. INTERIOR. Entrance details c1910 Neo-Baroque style, said to mask surviving original structure. Large first floor Pavilion room c1910 room details with c1960 suspended ceiling concealing low bay bow girder roof with "Y" girder to end bay apses (structure not seen). Above room supported on 4 lateral aisles, one forming outer ambulatory aisle of Floral Hall. 4 arcades of cast iron columns, one aisle formed by glazed screenwork. Floral Hall beyond has encircling outer ambulatory aisle hall itself open to apex of with cast iron columns supporting 10 bays with bow girder roof with "Y" girders to apses. 4 central bays have inserted additional "Y" girders to accommodate proscenium arch of c1910 addition with dressing rooms beyond, interrupting outer aisle of hall. See Illustrated London news 23 July 1882.

Listing NGR: TV6103198459

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Books and journals
'Illustrated London News' in 23 July, (1882)

National Grid Reference: TV 61202 98403


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