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41, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4545 / 51°27'16"N

Longitude: -2.5929 / 2°35'34"W

OS Eastings: 358902

OS Northings: 173003

OS Grid: ST589730

Mapcode National: GBR C8K.KF

Mapcode Global: VH88N.0PMV

Plus Code: 9C3VFC34+RV

Entry Name: 41, High Street

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379762

Location: Central, Bristol, BS1

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol, Christ Church with Saint Ewen, All Saints and Saint George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Attached house, now shop and offices. Late medieval, substantially remodelled c1820. Front of limestone ashlar, rear roughcast over rubble; interlocking tile roof with brick stacks, mansard form to front and gabled to rear. Plan: 3-storey front and earlier 2-storey rear blocks, the latter retaining medieval fabric, linked by lower roofed passage. Front in Late Georgian Greek Revival style. 3 storeys; 2-window range. C20 shop front has right-hand doorway and plate-glass window. Pilaster strips to a cornice, weathered above to a panelled parapet; battered eared architrave to first-floor plate-glass and second-floor 3/3-pane vertical glazing bar sashes. C20 dormer. C19 sashes to rear, including large 6/6-pane sashes to light wen. INTERIOR: C20 ground floor; right-hand stair flight, and central lateral attic stairs with stick balusters and column newels. The rear block has retained two bays from a late medieval (c1400-50) roof with chamfered arched windbracing to chamfered tenoned purlins; collar truss to front and one truss with chamfered arch braces to the collar and ashlar posts on a pair of wooden angel corbels; ground floor has keyed segmental-arched early C19 fireplace; single segmental-arched basement vault runs from front to back. An highly significant survival in Bristol of fabric relating to a late medieval urban property, the only other roof structures of the period being at Quakers Friars (qv).

Listing NGR: ST5890273003

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