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Number 13 and Attached Front Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.451 / 51°27'3"N

Longitude: -2.6198 / 2°37'11"W

OS Eastings: 357029

OS Northings: 172625

OS Grid: ST570726

Mapcode National: GBR C2L.JQ

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JSWK

Entry Name: Number 13 and Attached Front Area Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379536

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
901-1/14/1430 (East side)
08/01/59 No.13
and attached front area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
DOWRY SQUARE
No.13)

GV II

3 attached houses and dispensary, now one office. Dated 1823.
Limestone ashlar, with pantile roof. Double-depth plan. 2
storeys and basement; 5-window range.
A symmetrical front has end rusticated pilaster strips to a
deep moulded cornice and parapet, with a raised central panel
inscribed CLIFTON DISPENSARY/1823. A good raised Roman Doric
porch has curved Pennant steps at each side, entablature and
parapet, to a wide semicircular-arched doorway with reeded
architrave, fanlight and margin lights, and 6-panel door;
doorways at either end have pilaster jambs and moulded
lintels, plate-glass overlights and 6-panel doors. Tripartite
windows have pilaster jambs to moulded lintels, plain on the
basement, with 6/6-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: entrance hall to an axial passage, rear central
stair flight with a quarter landing, stick balusters, column
newels, ramped wreathed rail and curtail; right-hand stair
removed. Reeded architraves with roundels, marble fire
surrounds with roundels and good cast-iron fireplaces.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron front basement area
and porch railings with urn finials.
The first use of tripartite windows in Bristol, a
characteristic feature of later villa and terrace designs in
the city, and the work of '...an architect of experience and
learning' (Gomme).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 230).


Listing NGR: ST5702972625

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