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Two Pillars

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4719 / 51°28'18"N

Longitude: -2.5816 / 2°34'53"W

OS Eastings: 359702

OS Northings: 174933

OS Grid: ST597749

Mapcode National: GBR CCC.26

Mapcode Global: VH88N.68LG

Entry Name: Two Pillars

Listing Date: 2 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490011

Location: Bristol, BS7

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashley

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bishopston and St Andrews

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


901-1/0/10122 ASHLEY COURT ROAD
02-AUG-02 Ashley Hill
Two Pillars

II

Pair of gate piers to the lost house of Ashley Court. Early to mid-18th century. Bath Stone, mason unknown. Tall piers, c.6 m. high, with rusticated plinths, smooth ashlar upper section with cap. Later, Victorian, additions comprise the incised inscription of ASHLEY COURT, and the cartouche-bearing lions placed on top. The rears of the piers have arched semi-circular recesses.
HISTORY: these gate piers relate to a lost house, owned by the Hooke family in the mid-18th century. The site of the house was redeveloped with suburban housing in the mid-19th century, leaving these extremely large piers as relics of the former elaborate garden layout of this house.

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