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Brighton Ikoson by Wells Coates

Copy is from the Twentieth Century Website here A reinforced concrete structure, with doors and windows in steel, the building is eleven storeys, plus a roof terrace and basement. The plan is a simple L-shape, wrapping around from the seafront into Western Street. A typical […]

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The Beautiful Embassy Court

A piece of Modernist architecture that has divided opinion across Brighton since its completion in 1935, and continues to generate strong feelings among residents, architectural historians and conservationists. I love it.

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Jenny Lind Locomotive

The Jenny Lind locomotive was the first of a class of ten steam locomotives built in 1847 for the London Brighton and South Coast Railway by E. B. Wilson and Company of Leeds, named after Jenny Lind, who was a famous opera singer of the period. The general design proved to be so successful that […]

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