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Southville Primary School and Attached Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4433 / 51°26'36"N

Longitude: -2.604 / 2°36'14"W

OS Eastings: 358119

OS Northings: 171766

OS Grid: ST581717

Mapcode National: GBR C6P.2G

Mapcode Global: VH88M.TZ7F

Plus Code: 9C3VC9VW+8C

Entry Name: Southville Primary School and Attached Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025036

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380000

Location: Bristol, BS3

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Southville

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bedminster

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


ST315871 MERRYWOOD ROAD, Bedminster
901-1/45/382 (South West side)
Southville Primary School and
attached railings and gates


Board school, now primary school. 1907. By Henry Dare Bryan.
Purple brick with rubbed brick dressings and tiled
cross-gabled roof. Central hall plan with classrooms to ends
and sides. Queen Anne style. Single-storey; 9-window side
range. Dutch gables to ends and middle of hall sides, paired
to sides and W end of classrooms. Cornice band to hall,
parapets all round. Hall gables have tripartite windows with
moulded brick eared architraves, key and console cornice to
central raised semicircular-arched windows, with flanking
6/6-pane and central 9/9-pane sashes in exposed frames. Above
each is a rocaille terracotta cartouche. Main entrance to the
right-hand end of the S side, a good rubbed brick doorcase
with attached Doric columns to entablature blocks, open
pediment, semicircular-arched doorway with fanlight and
2-panel door. Tripartite classroom windows to each gable have
taller central segmental-arched heads, flanking 4/4-pane and
central 9/9-pane sashes. E end has flat-roofed blocks with
lower outer sections, paired semicircular-arched windows to
the left, C20 plate-glass to the right, and central 2-bay
section with rubbed brick pilasters to a cornice, windows with
keys and 6/6-pane sashes and flanking 4/4-pane sashes. The
hall has a louvred cupola with a wrought-iron weather vane.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron railings enclosing
yards to north and south with bracketed piers, 3 gateways with
metal piers and gates with arched middle and oval panels. A
well-composed and detailed school in the later Bristol Board
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 395).

Listing NGR: ST5811971766

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