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Clifton College, North East Wing

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VF96J+W2

Entry Name: Clifton College, North East Wing

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379322

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: 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

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901-1/2/826 (North East side)
01/11/66 Clifton College, North East Wing
(Formerly Listed as:
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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