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Numbers 11 and 12 and Attached Front Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4472 / 51°26'49"N

Longitude: -2.5922 / 2°35'31"W

OS Eastings: 358941

OS Northings: 172189

OS Grid: ST589721

Mapcode National: GBR C8N.P2

Mapcode Global: VH88N.0WYG

Entry Name: Numbers 11 and 12 and Attached Front Area Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379673

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: St Mary Redcliffe with Temple, Bristol and St John the Baptist, Bedminster

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5872 GUINEA STREET, Redcliff
901-1/42/1675 (South side)
08/01/59 Nos.11 AND 12
and attached front area railings

GV II

Pair of attached houses. 1718. For Captain Edmond Saunders.
Brick with limestone dressings and a pantile roof, hipped to
the front. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. Each of 2
storeys, basement and attic; 2-window range. Brick pilasters,
moulded strings at each floor and a moulded coping. C19 plain
left-hand doorways have rectangular overlights and C20
six-panel doors. Flat, rubbed brick arches have wavy arrisses
on the second floor, and keys carrying various motifs
including grotesque faces, fish, birds, fruit and a harp, to
6/9-pane ground-floor and 6/6-pane first-floor sashes; 1
hipped dormer each. INTERIOR completely rebuilt c1970.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: deep front area with steps down to the
basement has attached wrought-iron railings. Built for Captain
Saunders, to whom the key motifs may relate, and originally
one house with No.10 (qv).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 103; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 156).


Listing NGR: ST5894172189

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

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