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Latitude: 51.4512 / 51°27'4"N
Longitude: -2.6204 / 2°37'13"W
OS Eastings: 356986
OS Northings: 172650
OS Grid: ST569726
Mapcode National: GBR C2L.DM
Mapcode Global: VH88M.JSKD
Entry Name: Number 5 and Attached Front Basement Railings and Piers
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202207
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379528
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 Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5672NE DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells
901-1/13/1422 (West side)
and attached front basement railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Attached house. 1748. Probably by Thomas Paty. Brick with
limestone dressings, brick gable and party wall stacks and a
pantile double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian
style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range.
Planned as a symmetrical side to No.4 (qv), with rusticated
pilaster strips to a moulded coping. Right-hand doorway has a
plain ashlar surround and cornice, and mid C19 two-panel door
with roundels and an integral rectangular overlight with
margin panes. Cambered heads with 5 stepped voussoirs to
6/6-pane sashes; 2 hipped dormers. Rear elevation has 2 hipped
dormers and semicircular-arched stair lights. INTERIOR not
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron spear-headed
railings and gates, and capped piers to entrance steps.
A simpler design than No.4 (qv). 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: ST5698672650
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