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I've just come across this site while trying to find out why I couldn't find the College on the modern map of Brighton(! I was a pupil there from 1949 to the Christmas 1951.It's all a bit fuzzy now, but during that time I was in two classes; a reception class in a separate building up the hill from the main school, Brother Brendan, was it - or maybe it was the Brother Benedict that John Rooney mentions?This was intended to be the first of a series of similar houses encircling Queen's Park, but only one other, Cowell's Villa, was ever built. It seems unlikely to me that a villa less than twenty years old would be knocked down and a new one built on the same plot.
All that remains now is the villa's garden gazebo, which used to have a marble statue of the Emperor Aurelius in it, and the Pepper Pot tower, which has become a local landmark.The college closed in 1966 and the villa became derelict and was repeatedly vandalized.The villa was full of dry rot with wet rot fungus on all the floors and the cost of restoration was put by the Department of the Environment at between £130,000 and £150,000.I have some very happy memories in some respects - like serving staff lunch once a week in the staffroom which was basically in the cellars or at least it felt like it. I too attended this wonderful school in the early 60s with Mr Guyver as my friend and teacher and M. Looking back now with much affection for those long lost days which never seemed to have an end I'd love to meet all those 'kids' again and also the brothers who did give so generously of themselves to train us all to become men of faith and wisdom.Love to have another reunion of those present between 19 - anyone brave enough to get this together?? I remember being taken to the air raid shelter in the grounds of Xaverian College in about 1941; I had been sent from London to live with my grandmother in Queen's Park Road.