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Number 9 and Attached Front Basement Walls and Piers

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4513 / 51°27'4"N

Longitude: -2.6199 / 2°37'11"W

OS Eastings: 357017

OS Northings: 172660

OS Grid: ST570726

Mapcode National: GBR C2L.HL

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JSS9

Entry Name: Number 9 and Attached Front Basement Walls and Piers

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379532

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

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5772NW DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells
901-1/14/1426 (North side)
08/01/59 No.9
and attached front basement walls
and piers
(Formerly Listed as:
DOWRY SQUARE
No.9)

GV II*

Attached house. c1725. By George Tully. Limestone ashlar and
render, brick gable and party wall stacks and a slate
double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3
storeys, attic and basement; 5-window range.
A symmetrical front has a banded ground floor, rusticated
pilaster strips, ground- and first-floor strings and a moulded
coping. A good doorway has fluted Ionic pilasters to
entablature blocks and a broken segmental pediment, 3-pane
overlight and 6-panel door, the top 4 raised. Lintels with 5
rusticated voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes in flush frames, 3
slate hipped dormers and a square slate-hung ridge lantern.
Roughcast rear elevation has outer full-height closet blocks
with pyramidal roofs, 3 hipped dormers, and Pennant rubble
drips over the windows.
INTERIOR: panelled entrance hall divided by a panelled
elliptical arch from a good rear open-well stair with 3
column-on-vase balusters per tread, the middle one twisted,
ramped and moulded rail to a wide curtail, and ramped
wainscot; eared fire surrounds and panelled overmantels, with
semicircular-arched side niches; 4-panel doors, cornices and
panelled shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area walls, piers
with brackets and wrought-iron railings.
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).


Listing NGR: ST5701772660

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