History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Number 9 and Attached Front Basement Walls and Piers

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C3VF92J+G2

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: Clifton, 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 Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


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


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.