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Numbers 26 and 27 and Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.46 / 51°27'35"N

Longitude: -2.6222 / 2°37'20"W

OS Eastings: 356866

OS Northings: 173625

OS Grid: ST568736

Mapcode National: GBR C1H.ZH

Mapcode Global: VH88M.HKLN

Plus Code: 9C3VF95H+X4

Entry Name: Numbers 26 and 27 and Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202046

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379079

ID on this website: 101202046

Location: Clifton, Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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901-1/1/724 (North West side)
04/03/77 Nos.26 AND 27
and attached front basement area
railings and gates
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.26-33 (Consecutive))


Pair of attached houses. Late 1840s. By Charles Underwood,
completed by W Gingell. Render with limestone dressings, party
wall stacks and slate and pantile mansard roof. Double-depth
plan. Neoclassical style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and
attic; 2-window range.
A symmetrical front has shallow projecting wings, deep cornice
and parapet, with single-storey outer porches to a deep
moulded band across the wings and linking with No.28 (qv).
Segmental-arched doorways with raised surrounds, plate-glass
overlights and 2-panel doors. Raised window surrounds with
sill blocks and small ears, tripartite inner ground-floor
windows, to 4/4-pane sashes, plate-glass on the first floor
and 2/2-pane sashes with margin panes to the second floor.
Rear elevation has a 4-window range, of first-floor
semicircular-arched windows with raised, keyed surrounds,
tripartite first-floor windows with 2/2-pane sashes, with a
cast-iron balcony with diagonal railings and Vitruvian scroll;
upper windows have raised, eared surrounds and 6/6-pane
sashes. INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area spear-headed
cast-iron railings.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Gingell completed the work after the original
speculators went bankrupt. Forms part of a quasi-terrace of 4
semi-detached pairs, intermediate between the composed terrace
of Nos 8-25 (qv), and the separate pairs along the W side of
the square, all by Underwood.
(Pollock A: Canynge Square: Bristol: 1986-).

Listing NGR: ST5686673625

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