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Latitude: 51.4535 / 51°27'12"N
Longitude: -2.604 / 2°36'14"W
OS Eastings: 358129
OS Northings: 172898
OS Grid: ST581728
Mapcode National: GBR C6K.2S
Mapcode Global: VH88M.TQ7L
Entry Name: Number 23 and Attached Front Area Railings and Rear Garden Walls
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202245
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379644
Location: Bristol, BS1
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Hotwells and Harbourside
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5872NW GREAT GEORGE STREET
901-1/15/101 (South East side)
and attached front area railings and
rear garden walls
(Formerly Listed as:
GREAT GEORGE STREET
House, now office. 1788-91. By William Paty. Limestone ashlar,
coursed Pennant rubble basement, brick gable stacks and slate
double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style.
3 storeys, attic, basement and sub-basement; 3-window range. A
symmetrical front has a rusticated ground floor to a plat
band, a cornice and parapet. Central doorway has pilasters to
Doric entablature blocks and a pediment, a semicircular arch
with a metal fanlight and 6-panel door. Ground-floor windows
have large keys; 6/6-pane sashes, smaller on the second floor;
2 hipped dormers. Right-hand return has a first-floor
semicircular-arched stair light. Similar rear elevation.
Rubble basement has segmental-arched Pennant lintels. Tall
stacks separated by a semicircular arch.
INTERIOR: semicircular-arched doorway with a fanlight, to a
central stair hall, with a right-hand open dogleg stair with
curtail, column-on-vase balusters, and a wreathed and ramped
banded rail; paired semicircular-arched doorways from the hall
and landing; cornices with festoons, fireplaces, 6-panel doors
and panelled shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron front area railings
and gates curved up to the door; attached rear brick garden
One of several houses in the road with matching fronts but
varying plans for different clients.
(Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 217).
Listing NGR: ST5812972898
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