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Melrose Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4636 / 51°27'48"N

Longitude: -2.6078 / 2°36'28"W

OS Eastings: 357870

OS Northings: 174020

OS Grid: ST578740

Mapcode National: GBR C5G.66

Mapcode Global: VH88M.RG6W

Entry Name: Melrose Cottages

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202169

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379418

Location: Bristol, BS6

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton Down

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Cotham St Saviour with St Mary and St Paul, Clifton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


ST5774 COTHAM HILL, Cotham
901-1/34/1157 (West side)
04/03/77 Nos.39-45 (Odd)
Melrose Cottages


Terrace of 4 houses. 1843-4. Probably by George Gay. Rendered
with limestone dressings, party wall stacks, roof not visible.
Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style.
Each of 2 storeys and basement; 2 windows. A composed terrace
of 2 handed pairs with pilasters framing outer doorways and to
party walls, frieze, cornice and parapet, ramped up at the
ends and centre. Steps up to outer doorways which have paired
pilasters to an entablature, overlights with margin bars,
No.45 with a lantern, and 2-panel doors. Large ground-floor
windows have pilasters to an entablature and 10/10-pane
sashes, architraves to second floor 6/6-pane sashes, smaller
over the doors with panelled aprons; basement sashes.
INTERIOR: entrance hall to a central stair hall with open-well
stair with stick balusters, urn newels, a ramped rail, and a
small room between the stair and the party wall; stone
fireplaces with fluted sides and roundels, with baskets with
Greek Revival decoration, cornices with palmettes, 6-panel
doors, panelled shutters. Possibly one of Gay's early
terraces, featuring characteristic details such as paired
pilasters and raised lintels.

Listing NGR: ST5787074020

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

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