West Hill

Photo:1-6 Terminus Place

1-6 Terminus Place

Photo by Tony Mould

Terminus Place built c1840s

Reproduced with permission from the Encyclopaedia of Brighton by Tim Carder, 1990

Please note that this text is an extract from a reference work written in 1990.  As a result, some of the content may not reflect recent research, changes and events.

West Hill is the name given to the eastern part of Church Hill rising westwards from Brighton Station, Queen's Road and the central valley. It was developed in the 1840s and '50s with 'working-class' and 'middle-class' terraced housing near the station, and in the 1870s with large villa residences in the grounds of the former workhouse {83}. Designated a conservation area in 1977, the streets of main interest are detailed below, but see also "Dyke Road" and "Queen's Road"; also "Railways - Brighton Station", which was added to the conservation area in 1988

h) TERMINUS PLACE: An attractive little cul-de-sac of the 1840s, similar to the nearby Railway Street and Terminus Street. Nos.1-6, with bows and fanlight doorways, are included on the council's local list of buildings of special interest.

Any numerical cross-references in the text above refer to resources in the Sources and Bibliography section of the Encyclopaedia of Brighton by Tim Carder.

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