Plan of St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, denoting the freehold building land for sale belonging to the estate of the late James Burton Esq.

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RIBApix ref no RIBA83085
Architect/DesignerBurton, James (1761-1837)
CountryUK: England
CitySt Leonards on Sea
Subject Date1846
Image Date1846
Library ReferenceSC182/120
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: James Burton, architect and builder, bought land to create a seaside resort near Hastings and began planning it in 1826. Following his death his son, the architect Decimus Burton, continued the development.

Subject tags

town planning, seaside architecture, new towns