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31, BALDWIN STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4536 / 51°27'13"N

Longitude: -2.5944 / 2°35'39"W

OS Eastings: 358792

OS Northings: 172905

OS Grid: ST587729

Mapcode National: GBR C8K.6R

Mapcode Global: VH88M.ZQ9J

Entry Name: 31, BALDWIN STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201976

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378888

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


901-1/16/675 (North East side)


Includes: No.31 ST NICHOLAS STREET Centre.
Office. 1898. By William Larkins Bernard. For Eagle Insurance.
Limestone ashlar with red sandstone dressings, brick gable
stacks and pantile mansard roof with slate to the lower part.
Double-depth plan. Eclectic late Victorian style with
Jacobethan details.
3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. A symmetrical
front has raised ground floor with plain basement openings, a
moulded sill band, 3 flush sandstone bands, friezes and
cornices to each floor with foliate relief carving to ground
and 2nd floors, supported by octagonal pilasters with concave
faces flanking the outer windows, a parapet and raised central
dormer gable.
Right-hand semicircular-arched doorway has flattened consoles
with gadroons to the reveals and a wrought-iron gate, with an
open lobby to a panelled door and 2-light overlight; matching
right-hand window, with keyed oculi above, and a large central
window with semicircular arch and mullion and transom glazing
bars. Ovolo mouldings to outer mullion windows and large
central Ipswich windows above, with blocked first-floor
pilasters, and Ionic pilasters on the 2nd floor. The parapet
is curved down over the outer windows, with good urns to the
dies, and dormers behind; a large central 4-light mullion and
transom dormer has a gable above containing a square panel
with side consoles and a shell-head hood. Upper windows have
plate-glass sashes. INTERIOR not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Bernard was the architect to the Bristol
School Board.

Listing NGR: ST5879272905

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