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Walker Dunbar Hospital and Attached Front Garden Walls and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4561 / 51°27'21"N

Longitude: -2.6191 / 2°37'8"W

OS Eastings: 357079

OS Northings: 173194

OS Grid: ST570731

Mapcode National: GBR C2J.PW

Mapcode Global: VH88M.KN7M

Entry Name: Walker Dunbar Hospital and Attached Front Garden Walls and Piers

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379228

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: City of 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


901-1/8/769 (East side)
04/03/77 Walker Dunbar Hospital and attached
front garden walls and piers
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Walker Dunbar Hospital)


Formerly known as: Duncan House CLIFTON DOWN ROAD.
House, now hospital. Late C18. Porch and mansard 1884 by C
Hansom. Limestone ashlar with brick gable stacks and a slate
mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3
storeys, attic and basement; 6-window range. A symmetrical
front with a 1-window left-hand extension set back, rusticated
ground floor to a plat band, cornice and parapet.
Single-storey porch has pilasters, an entablature and
pediment, jambs with imposts and a semicircular arch to 2-leaf
glazed C20 doors. Ground-floor windows have keys and
plate-glass sashes, first-floor 6/6-pane sashes, second-floor
plate-glass sashes, and five 3/3-pane dormers. 2 rear
semicircular-arched stair windows. INTERIOR: largely C19,
entrance hall with an elliptical arch to a central rear
open-well stair with column balusters and a ramped moulded
rail, modillion cornice, and panelled doors and shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached brick and rubble front garden
wall and ashlar piers. Like Mortimer House next door (qv), a
town house built before the terraces took over in Clifton.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 263).

Listing NGR: ST5707973194

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