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Dowry Parade and Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4499 / 51°26'59"N

Longitude: -2.6208 / 2°37'14"W

OS Eastings: 356956

OS Northings: 172503

OS Grid: ST569725

Mapcode National: GBR C2M.93

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JTBD

Entry Name: Dowry Parade and Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379820

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Hotwells and Harbourside

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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Listing Text


901-1/13/1455 (South East side)
08/01/59 No.309
Dowry Parade and attached front
basement area railings and gates
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Dowry Parade)


Attached house. c1765. Built by Benjamin Probert and Robert
Comfort, in the style of Thomas Paty. Render over brick with
limestone dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile
double-depth roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3
storeys and basement; 2-window range. Articulated by
rusticated pilaster strips to a moulded coping. Left-hand
doorway has a bracketed pediment to a Gibbs surround with
split key and separate angled voussoirs, rectangular overlight
with glazing bars, and a 6-panel door. Windows, set to the
right of the entrance, have 5 stepped voussoirs to 6/6-pane
sashes, 3/6-panes on the second floor, in flush frames, and a
canted C19 bay. Steps down to open basement areas, and arched
cellars beneath the deep flagged pavement. INTERIOR not
inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area
cast-iron railings and gates with urn finials. Various
speculative builders were involved in Dowry Parade, using
designs similar to those employed by Thomas Paty.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 202; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 202).

Listing NGR: ST5695672502

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

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