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Latitude: 51.4623 / 51°27'44"N
Longitude: -2.62 / 2°37'11"W
OS Eastings: 357024
OS Northings: 173889
OS Grid: ST570738
Mapcode National: GBR C2G.HM
Mapcode Global: VH88M.JHST
Entry Name: Clifton College, North East Wing
Listing Date: 1 November 1966
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024993
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379322
Location: Bristol, BS8
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5773NW COLLEGE ROAD, Clifton
901-1/2/826 (North East side)
01/11/66 Clifton College, North East Wing
(Formerly Listed as:
COLLEGE ROAD, Clifton
Clifton College Big School, School
House and Wilson Tower)
Science lecture theatre, now classrooms. c1898. By Hansom and
Bond. Snecked Brandon Hill Grit with limestone dressings,
cross axial ridge stacks and slate roof with bands of
hexagonal slates. Single-depth plan forming NE side of
quadrangle. Collegiate Tudor Gothic Revival-style with
Decorated Gothic Revival-style tracery. 2 storeys, attic and
basement; 10-window range to quad. Links Wilson Tower (qv)
with Guthrie Memorial Chapel (qv). Paired ground-floor cross
windows separated by single-storey buttresses. First floor has
2 flat-headed 3-light mullion and transom windows to the left,
and three 2-centred arched windows stepped up to the right,
with a sill band following the rising floor of the former
lecture theatre. Crenellated parapet to the left, with 2 large
3-light lead-clad dormers behind, and gables over the
right-hand windows. Steep roof has diagonally-set stacks with
linked cornices. The NW gabled end has basement windows in a
3-window range, with a large stepped window in the attic.
INTERIOR: ground-floor passage to the quad side, with
classrooms behind; stone dogleg stairs, former lecture theatre
now divided by inserted floor, has arch-braced roof.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 320; The Buildings of England:
Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-: 419).
Listing NGR: ST5702473889
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