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Numbers 85 to 91 (Odd) and Attached Garden Walls and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4657 / 51°27'56"N

Longitude: -2.5843 / 2°35'3"W

OS Eastings: 359505

OS Northings: 174238

OS Grid: ST595742

Mapcode National: GBR CBF.GF

Mapcode Global: VH88N.5F48

Entry Name: Numbers 85 to 91 (Odd) and Attached Garden Walls and Piers

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378866

Location: Bristol, BS6

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashley

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Paul's

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


ST5974 ASHLEY ROAD, Montpelier
901-1/36/1868 (North side)
08/01/59 Nos.85-91 (Odd)
and attached garden walls and piers


Terrace of 4 houses. 1791-95. By William Paty. Limestone
ashlar, brick party wall stacks, slate, pantile and tile
mansard roofs, and Pennant garden walls. Double-depth plan.
Mid Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys and attic, single storey
and attic left block; 5-window range, 3 to the right-hand
Formerly a terrace of 3-storey houses separated by
single-storey blocks; pilasters to a modillion cornice and
parapet, and rusticated ground-floor keyed to the windows, to
a first-floor sill band. Doric doorcases on the right-hand
side of the lower block have open pediment on an entablature
with triglyphs, and pilasters, batswing fanlights and 6-panel
doors; plain openings with 6/6 sash windows, some plate glass;
2 attic dormers to each block. Rubble garden wall with Bath
stone piers. No.89 has 4-storey extension built onto the left
hand block, rendered. The entrance to No.85 is in the left
return and has a Gibbs surround.
INTERIOR: No.91 inspected; details include hall with panelled,
round arches with acanthus in the hall, open-well stair at the
right rear, with a veneered, wreathed rail and panelled dado
and a semicircular rear window at the half-landing, and
8-panel shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front garden rubble walls and
capped ashlar piers.
Planned as a terrace of 13 houses, but the builder was
bankrupted in the crash of 1793. A similar design to Nos 1-10
Prince's Buildings, Clifton (qv).
(Paty W: Plans and elevation: Bristol: 1791-: BRO 34901/4).

Listing NGR: ST5950574238

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

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