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Clifton College, School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.462 / 51°27'43"N

Longitude: -2.6212 / 2°37'16"W

OS Eastings: 356937

OS Northings: 173854

OS Grid: ST569738

Mapcode National: GBR C2G.6R

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JJ32

Plus Code: 9C3VF96H+RG

Entry Name: Clifton College, School House

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379324

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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Listing Text


901-1/1/828 (North East side)
01/11/66 Clifton College, School House
(Formerly Listed as:
Clifton College Big School, School
House and Wilson Tower)


Boarding house. 1862. By Charles Hansom. Brandon Hill Grit
with limestone dressings, ridge stacks and a cross gabled
slate roof. Collegiate Tudor Gothic Revival style.
Single-depth plan round 2 internal courtyards. 2 storeys and
attic; 12-window range. Asymmetrical elevations; that facing
SE has a central projecting gabled wing with a large 2-storey
canted 4-light bay with weathered roof, separated by a
panelled band, with a 3-light mullion and transom window
above; large cross-gabled eaves dormers to each side. To the
right, 5 paired windows under a continuous drip, with triple
windows at each end, and a left-hand door; 4 eaves dormers
with barge-boards, with 2 smaller louvred dormers above. To
the left are 2 large paired windows, a right-hand doorway with
a 3-light overlight, and 2 dormers. Projecting gabled wing has
a 2-storey canted 3-light bay with paired attic windows.
Paired left-hand window. The left return has 2 gabled ends to
parallel ranges with a small gable in between with external
stacks. Rear elevation to Guthrie Road has an irregular
10-window range, with a left-hand gable and oriel, central
exterior stack, 3 gabled dormer and mullion windows. The right
return is symmetrical with outer gables and central rendered
section. INTERIOR not inspected.
(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: ST5693773854

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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