The longest named roads

Lewes Road Viaduct 1895 | Image reproduced with kind permission from Brighton and Hove in Pictures by Brighton and Hove City Council
Lewes Road Viaduct 1895
Image reproduced with kind permission from Brighton and Hove in Pictures by Brighton and Hove City Council

Please note that this text is an extract from a reference work written in 1990.  As a result, some of the content may not reflect recent research, changes and events.

c) LONGEST ROADS: The longest named roads within the borough; listed by road and mileage

1.Lewes Road:3.46
2.Marine Drive:3.24
3.Ditchling Road:3.20
4.Falmer Road:2.80
5.London Road (Patcham):2.61
6.Carden Avenue:2.03
7.Warren Road:1.80
8.Dyke Road:1.76
9.Marine Parade:1.37
10.Wilson Avenue:1.27
11.Madeira Drive:1.20
12.Coldean Lane:1.19
13.Mill Road:1.10
14.Preston Road:1.09
15.Surrenden Road:1.06
16.Eastern Road:1.01
17.Bexhill Road:1.00

Any numerical cross-references in the text above refer to resources in the Sources and Bibliography section of the Encyclopaedia of Brighton by Tim Carder.

Comments about this page

  • Perhaps we could have the ‘shortest’ named roads – like Barnes Road in Fishergate.

    By Liam (24/12/2007)

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