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There are low curved stone seats next to the pylons, segmental in plan, and embracing but not touching the ends of the pylons. The moulded seats have stepped backs about one metre high between squat columns that once held bronze lamps.
commissioned by Sir Herbert Carden, Brighton Town Councillor
Grade II (England and Wales)
at all times
eastern pylon, south face, surmounted by the arms of the Duke and Duchess of York: THIS FOUNDATION STONE WAS LAID BY / HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF YORK / KG.RCKT.GCMG.GCVO. ON THE 30TH. MAY / 1928; eastern pylon, north face, surmounted by a sculptural relief of a galleon: THESE PYLONS – ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / COMMEMORATE THE EXTENSION OF THE COUNTY BOROUGH / OF BRIGHTON ON / 1ST. APRIL 1928. / Alderman John L. Denman, F.R.I.B.A / Charles Kingston J.P. Architect / Mayer Field and Cox. Builder; western pylon, south face, surmounted by the arms of the Duke and Duchess of York: THIS FOUNDATION STONE WAS LAID BY / HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUCHESS OF YORK / G.B.E. ON THE 30TH. MAY 1928; western pylon, north face, surmounted by a sculptural relief of a female figure holding an ankh and a torch: HAIL GUEST WE ASK NOT WHAT THOU ART / IF FRIEND. WE GREET THEE. HAND & HEART / IF STRANGER. SUCH NO LONGER BE: / IF FOE. OUR LOVE SHALL CONQUER THEE.