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Haberfield House and Attached Balustrades and Enclosing Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4501 / 51°27'0"N

Longitude: -2.6217 / 2°37'18"W

OS Eastings: 356895

OS Northings: 172529

OS Grid: ST568725

Mapcode National: GBR C2M.30

Mapcode Global: VH88M.HTW7

Plus Code: 9C3VF92H+28

Entry Name: Haberfield House and Attached Balustrades and Enclosing Walls

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379803

Location: Clifton, Bristol, BS8

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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901-1/13/1439 (North side)
Nos.1-24 (Consecutive)
Haberfield House and attached
balustrades and enclosing walls


Almshouses, now terrace of 6 houses, each of 4 flats. 1889. By
TS Pope. Brick with limestone dressings, party wall ridge and
gable stacks and a Cornish slate roof. Double-depth plan. Neo
Georgian style. Each of 2 storeys and basement; 3-window
Terrace of symmetrical houses articulated by brick pilasters,
each with a projecting 2-storey pedimented porch with ball
finials, continuous ground-floor string and cornice,
first-floor impost band and a bracketed eaves cornice. The
porch has pilasters, and a doorway set under a segmental arch
with a large scrolled key, plate-glass overlight and 6-panel
door. Mullion windows have ovolo-moulded reveals and 2/2-pane
horned sashes. Tall stacks with cornices.
Matching rear elevation with plain brick openings and side
doorways. Horizontal mouldings continue across the gable ends,
articulated by pilasters into 6 sections with sunken panels, a
pediment to the middle under a raised panel with brackets and
ball finials.
INTERIOR: each block has a central hall and front dogleg stair
with turned balusters and moulded rail, with a half-landing
over a 2-leaf door with stained glass.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement areas have
balustrades of square-section terracotta balusters and
panelled piers; surrounding wall extends approx 200m round
garden and rear entrance yard, a terracotta balustrade over a
panelled retaining wall, an ashlar S entrance with a stepped
gable, heraldic panel and wrought-iron gates, tall piers to
the N entrance with wide cornice, and spear-headed railings.
HISTORICAL NOTE: originally Lady Haberfield's Almshouses,
named after the patron. A late but well composed and detailed
range, one of Bristol's fine group of almshouses.

Listing NGR: ST5690072528

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