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Latitude: 51.4511 / 51°27'4"N
Longitude: -2.6205 / 2°37'13"W
OS Eastings: 356980
OS Northings: 172642
OS Grid: ST569726
Mapcode National: GBR C2L.CN
Mapcode Global: VH88M.JSJF
Entry Name: Number 4 and Attached Front Basement Railings and Piers
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202206
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379527
Location: Bristol, BS8
Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Clifton Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5672NE DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells
901-1/13/1421 (West side)
and attached front basement railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Attached house. 1748. Probably by Thomas Paty. Brick with
limestone dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile
double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3
storeys, attic and basement; 5-window range.
A symmetrical front has rusticated pilaster strips to a
moulded coping and parapet, and rusticated quoins to the
pedimented middle section which breaks forward. The doorway
has a mid C19 porch of fluted columns on octagonal Pennant
plinths with acanthus capitals to an entablature and dentil
cornice, 2-panel door with roundels and margin and overlights.
Cambered heads with 5 stepped voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes; 3
INTERIOR: mid C19 decorative scheme, with an entrance hall
divided by flat arch with guilloche and Greek key panels and
cornices, doorways with cornices and 2-panel doors and
panelled shutters, with a rear mid C20 stair.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached mid C19 cast-iron spike-headed
railings with foliate decoration, and capped piers.
Dowry Square was laid out by Tully in 1720, and building
continued until 1750. Each side had a 5-window middle house
and outer 3-window ones, of brick, now altered and mostly
rendered, to various designs.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 105; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 157).
Listing NGR: ST5698072642
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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