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Emmaus House and Attached Front Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4533 / 51°27'11"N

Longitude: -2.6177 / 2°37'3"W

OS Eastings: 357175

OS Northings: 172885

OS Grid: ST571728

Mapcode National: GBR C3K.0W

Mapcode Global: VH88M.KQZR

Entry Name: Emmaus House and Attached Front Garden Wall

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202289

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379760

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 Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5772NW HENSMAN'S HILL, Clifton
901-1/14/873 (South side)
08/01/59 Emmaus House and attached front
garden wall
(Formerly Listed as:
HENSMAN'S HILL
(South side)
Clifton Grove)

GV II

Attached house, now convent. Early C18. Flemish-bond brick
with limestone dressings, gable stacks, roof not visible.
Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style.
2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. A symmetrical front of
red brick with yellow headers, rusticated pilaster strips
through a ground-floor string, first-floor cornice and moulded
parapet coping. Mid C18 doorway has pilasters to an open
pediment, semicircular-arched doorway with a teardrop fanlight
and lantern, and door with 6 raised panels. Windows have
rubbed brick flat arches with keys, 6/6-pane sashes in exposed
frames, 3/3-panes to the attic. Semicircular stair windows in
the right return.
INTERIOR: entrance hall with a semicircular panelled arch to a
rear right-hand open dogleg stair with column balusters,
column newels and moulded ramped rail, and early C19 marble
fireplace.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached squared coursed front garden
wall to NE with panelled ashlar piers, spear-headed cast-iron
gates and railings.
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 30).


Listing NGR: ST5717572885

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