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Dover Cottages numbers 1-11 (Consecutive) and Attached Basement Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4556 / 51°27'20"N

Longitude: -2.6108 / 2°36'39"W

OS Eastings: 357653

OS Northings: 173137

OS Grid: ST576731

Mapcode National: GBR C4K.J1

Mapcode Global: VH88M.PNMZ

Entry Name: Dover Cottages numbers 1-11 (Consecutive) and Attached Basement Area Railings

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379500

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: 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


BRISTOL

ST5773SE DOVER PLACE, Clifton
901-1/9/845 (South East side)
04/03/77 Nos.1-11 (Consecutive)
and attached basement area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
DOVER PLACE
Nos.1-11 (Consecutive))

GV II

Includes: Nos.1-11 (Consecutive) Dover Cottages DOVER PLACE
Clifton.
Terrace of 11 houses. Dated 1863 by deeds. Limestone ashlar,
roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Classical terrace with
Gothic-style fenestration. 3 storeys and triple basement;
2-window range.
Terrace with ramped centre to parapet, each house has 2
full-height raised sections containing the openings, a moulded
coping that breaks forward over these, with the ground floor
banded in between to a string. Left-hand doorways with trefoil
heads, fanlights with round lights, and 4-panel doors with
rounded tops to glazed upper panels.
Semicircular-arched windows have vermiculated spandrel panels
and plain surrounds with shoulders; torus-moulded frames have
3 semicircular lights to the ground floor and 2 to the upper
floors, with circular upper lights set between them.
Plate-glass windows. Nos 9 & 10 have right-hand doorways,
No.11 has a 2-storey porch set in front with side doorway.
Rear elevation has 2-storey canted oriel; lower 2 basement
storeys form separate houses with doorways to the upper floors
linked by a raised path.
INTERIOR: upper houses have an entrance hall divided by a
semicircular arch on corbels, to a lateral open dogleg stair
with turned balusters; 6-panel doors, panelled shutters and
cornices.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached spear-headed cast-iron basement
area railings.
Built on the side of a quarry and unusually using the fall in
ground to increase accommodation.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 259).


Listing NGR: ST5765373137

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