TQ8008 : Marine Court detail

taken 11 years ago, near to St Leonards, East Sussex, Great Britain

Marine Court detail
Marine Court detail
Art Deco balcony detail of the upper floors at Marine Court. The windows on the balconies are a later addition, somewhat breaking up the form of the building. Being on the sea front the building is subject to excessive weathering and looks run down. Being such a large building it is not frequently painted.
Marine Court

Marine Court was completed in 1938 and is one of the first tower blocks in the UK, built upon a steel frame with reinforced concrete flat roofs. The Grade II listed fourteen storey Art-deco style building by Kenneth Dalgleish and Roger K Pullen was inspired by the Queen Mary ship completed in 1936. Upon completion it was the tallest block of flats in the UK.
The building contains shops, 153 self contained apartments and an under ground car park.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 December, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 December, 2010
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Building Detail 
Category
Architectural detail > Architectural detail   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 800 088 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.0638N 0:33.3629E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 800 088
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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