Brighton and Hove : Pevsner City Guide Paperback
Part of the Pevsner Architectural Guides: City Guides series
This book is the first comprehensive guide to the historic heart of Brighton and Hove, the greatest of England's seaside resorts.
A series of walks trace its development from late medieval fishing settlement to the "Queen of the Watering Places," with a lively and critical commentary on its unique architectural character.
Few cities can boast such an exotic diversity of buildings, from the outlandish Pavilion, playground of the Prince Regent, to genteel squares and terraces, Victorian architecture both serious and whimsical and landmarks of twentieth century modernism.
This guide will delight resident and visitor alike.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages, 120 color illus.
- Publisher: Yale University Press
- Publication Date: 15/07/2008
- Category: Architectural structure & design
- ISBN: 9780300126617