The Regency Town House

Outside of The Regency Town House in Hove. A cream coloured, 5 storey building built in the Regency style. Black railings and a large front door which is ajar.
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The Regency Town House is a Grade 1 listed, 5 storey town house, built in the 1820s. It is currently under restoration. It is managed by curator Nick Tyson and administrator Phil Blume but most work is carried out by a large team of volunteers.

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home, Gallery

Opening hours

Mon-Fri 12-6pm
Weekends 10am-6pm

Admission charges

Open days are free. We also offer guided tours of the building. The price is £10.

Our archive focuses mainly on Brunswick Town and the greater area of Brighton & Hove between 1790 - 1840. It includes a number or books, prints, plans and drawings from this area and includes a number of works by the architect Charles Augustin Busby. As yet, none of these are on display, but can be viewed by appointment by those with a serious interest.

Collection details

Architecture, Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, Social History

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

A Series of Designs for Villas and Country Houses

This book has been digitally scanned and reproduced so that it can be viewed over the internet.


  • C A Busby - author
  • Digitally reproduced by Adaptive Technologies

How to obtain

Log on to our website and go to the 'archive' section, then click on 'browse the archive'.


Our small archive, focuses particularly on Brunswick Town and includes a number of maps, prints, books and plans on the area.


  • Various

How to obtain

telephone Jules Norris on 01273 206306 or email: to make an appointment.

School Tours

We provide a wide range of school tours, for students of all ages. We welcome the opportunity to provide customised school tours where required.

How to obtain

Please contact the Curator to arrange a visit, by emailing or by telephoning 01273 206306.

Specialised Tours

We provide tours offering visitors the opportunity for more in-depth investigation and exploration of Regency Town House topics. These last from several hours to many days.

How to obtain

Please contact the Curator for further details by emailing, or by telephoning 01273 206306.

Standard Tour

Our standard house tour comprises an audio-visual introduction to the development of Brighton and Hove through the 18th and early 19th centuries, a tour of the main reception rooms in No. 13 and a visit to the basement of No. 10 to see the 'domestic offices'.

How to obtain

The tour cost £5.00 per person, lasts between 70 and 80 minutes (exact duration is audience dependent) and is fully guided. Until renovation is complete, all tours must be booked in advance by emailing, by telephoning 01273 206306 or by using the book online system.

Wallis's Royal Edition - Brighton as it is - 1836

This book has been digitally scanned and put on to our website to allow it to be viewed over the internet.

How to obtain

Visit our website:, go to the 'archive' section and then click on 'browse the archive'.

The Regency Town House
13 Brunswick Square
Brighton & Hove
East Sussex



General Office Email


Main number

01273 206 306

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