This print shows the Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. It was published in 1838, about ten years after it was first built. Use the controls to zoom in and view details of the print. You can also download and re-use the image. Below we’ve pointed out a few details you might want to explore. Or… Continue reading Sussex County Hospital, c1838
This map was made in 1779 by Yeakell & Gardner. At this time, Brighton was known as Brighthelmston. More Download a hi-res copy of this map
The first map of Brighton was produced in 1545. It was made by a map maker named Anthony Anthony on the orders of King Henry VIII. The original map now belongs to the British Library. It shows Brighton as it looked in Tudor times, but it also records an event that took place thirty years… Continue reading French attack on Brighton, 1545
This map shows which areas of Brighton and Hove were bombed during the Second World War. The map was produced by the Brighton Herald newspaper in 1944. Although the war had not ended by this point, most German air raids had ceased. More Download a hi-res copy of this map
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