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Number 23 and Attached Front Area Railings and Rear Garden Walls

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

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5872NW GREAT GEORGE STREET
901-1/15/101 (South East side)
08/01/59 No.23
and attached front area railings and
rear garden walls
(Formerly Listed as:
GREAT GEORGE STREET
(South side)
No.23)

GV II*

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
walls.
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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