Seven Dials is a district surrounding a major road junction of the same name in Brighton, in the city of Brighton and Hove. It is located on high ground just northwest of Brighton railway station, south of the Prestonville area, and approximately ¾ mile north of the seafront. The name refers to the seven roads which radiate outwards from the roundabout-controlled junction, and is derived from a seven-way junction in London featuring a monument with six sundials. The roundabout itself is notable as an early example of this type of road junction in the UK. Clockwise from the north, these are:

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  • Seven Dials is a district surrounding a major road junction of the same name in Brighton, in the city of Brighton and Hove. It is located on high ground just northwest of Brighton railway station, south of the Prestonville area, and approximately ¾ mile north of the seafront. The name refers to the seven roads which radiate outwards from the roundabout-controlled junction, and is derived from a seven-way junction in London featuring a monument with six sundials. The roundabout itself is notable as an early example of this type of road junction in the UK. Clockwise from the north, these are: * Prestonville Road * Chatham Place, leading to New England Road and Preston Circus - another major road junction * Buckingham Place, leading to the railway station by way of a sharply curving downhill slope * Dyke Road, one of the city's main roads - leading to the city centre * Vernon Terrace, leading to Montpelier Road and the seafront * Goldsmid Road, leading into Hove * The northward continuation of Dyke Road, leading eventually to the Devil's Dyke beauty spot on the South Downs (en)
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  • Seven Dials is a district surrounding a major road junction of the same name in Brighton, in the city of Brighton and Hove. It is located on high ground just northwest of Brighton railway station, south of the Prestonville area, and approximately ¾ mile north of the seafront. The name refers to the seven roads which radiate outwards from the roundabout-controlled junction, and is derived from a seven-way junction in London featuring a monument with six sundials. The roundabout itself is notable as an early example of this type of road junction in the UK. Clockwise from the north, these are: (en)
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