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The Sugar Loaf Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.456 / 51°27'21"N

Longitude: -2.5966 / 2°35'47"W

OS Eastings: 358645

OS Northings: 173170

OS Grid: ST586731

Mapcode National: GBR C7J.QX

Mapcode Global: VH88M.YN5P

Entry Name: The Sugar Loaf Public House

Listing Date: 3 December 1973

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379122

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


901-1/11/42 (South side)
03/12/73 No.1
The Sugar Loaf Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1-7 (Consecutive))
(Formerly Listed as:


House and pair of attached houses, now one public house.
c1710, altered late C18/early C19, converted late C20,
exterior joinery dating from then. Roughcast, render and
brick, clinker plinth, brick right-hand lateral stack and
pantile hipped roof. 3 double-depth plan units linked into
3 storeys and attic; 3-window range. The early C18 elevation
facing the bottom of Host Street is symmetrical with a clinker
plinth below the ground-floor cills, a public house front to
the right-hand corner and return, and overhanging timber eaves
cornice. A central doorway has a timber pediment on moulded
brackets with recessed bed mould and a door with 4 raised
panels. Raised surrounds to 6/6-pane ground-floor, 9/9-pane
first-floor and 6/9-pane second-floor sashes, in exposed
frames; 2 hipped dormers. Paired 8/8-pane sashes to the public
house beneath a cornice; the 1-window right-hand return has
paired 12/12-pane public house front sashes, and windows above
as the front. 2 right-hand sections stepped up Christmas Steps
have C20 public house glazing to the ground floors; the middle
one has left-of-centre hoist doors above with double doors,
and extends up abutting the brick stack; the right-hand
section has ashlar lintels to first-floor plate-glass and
second-floor 3/6-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: chamfered ceiling beams, ground-floor fireplace, and
C20 public house interior.
Nos 1-7 Christmas Steps were listed on 4.3.1977.
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 12).

Listing NGR: ST5864573170

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