Brighton, Sussex

Peacehaven, a 1920s development to the east of Brighton, is located on the prime meridian, and there was a monument on the cliff edge, but erosion had already come close to it in the 1940s.

See THIS LINK

In Brighton itself, there is a plaque on the house at the southwest corner of Sussex Square stating that Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) stayed here frequently between 1874 and 1887.

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The distinctive shiny black bricks used in Patcham Place and the Royal Crescent, Brighton, are called 'mathematical tiles', but I don't know why, and no one else seems to know either. They also occur in Lewes.


To see an Ordnance Survey map click at THIS LINK


Gazetteer Index Main MacTutor index

An extract from The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles created by David Singmaster

The original site is at THIS LINK