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Numbers 31 and 33 and Attached Railings to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Cotham, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4634 / 51°27'48"N

Longitude: -2.5981 / 2°35'53"W

OS Eastings: 358547

OS Northings: 173996

OS Grid: ST585739

Mapcode National: GBR C7G.C7

Mapcode Global: VH88M.XHC0

Entry Name: Numbers 31 and 33 and Attached Railings to Rear

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379443

Location: Bristol, BS6

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Cotham

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Matthew and St Nathanael

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


901-1/5/1182 (North West side)
04/03/77 Nos.31 AND 33
and attached railings to rear
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.17-35 (Odd))


Pair of attached houses. c1840. Probably by George Gay.
Limestone ashlar with rendered sides, roof not visible.
Double-depth plan. Italianate style. 2 storeys, basement and
attic; 4-window range.
A symmetrical front has projecting wings with ground-floor
bays and a wide central recess, and entrances in the returns;
a moulded plinth, banded rustication on the ground floor to a
dentil entablature which runs round the tops of the bays,
paired first-floor pilasters to a console cornice and attic
storey with a moulded coping. Doric porches at either end with
tall plinths and entablature with curved corners, to a 2-leaf
door with a moulded panel and rectangular overlight.
The bays have tripartite windows with thin pilaster mullions
to plate-glass sashes, below a balustraded balcony in front of
tripartite first-floor windows with semicircular heads, larger
to the middle, and console cornices, to sashes with curved
glazing bars; in between are C20 French windows to the ground
floor and architraves to 6/6-pane sashes on the first floor.
The basement runs across the front level with the wings, below
a tented verandah with cast-iron supports and brackets forming
semicircular arches and a central elliptical arch; attic
windows have moulded jambs to 3/3-pane sashes; basement has
6/6-pane sashes. Tall stair windows to the sides at the rear
have 6-4-pane sashes with stained-glass margin panes. INTERIOR
not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spear-headed railings at the rear to
steps down to basement entrance below porch. Nos 17-33 (qv)
have a common plan and interior and share many exterior
details with a number of houses built by Gay in Tyndall's Park
and Cotham.

Listing NGR: ST5854773996

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