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Swiss Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4314 / 51°25'53"N

Longitude: -2.5288 / 2°31'43"W

OS Eastings: 363331

OS Northings: 170399

OS Grid: ST633703

Mapcode National: GBR CQT.VQ

Mapcode Global: VH88W.39Y0

Entry Name: Swiss Cottage

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379832

Location: Bristol, BS4

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Brislington East

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Brislington St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST6370 IRONMOULD LANE, Brislington
901-1/49/465 (South side)
Swiss Cottage

GV II

House. c1830. Render with limestone dressings and ridge stacks
and a slate roof. Double-depth plan. Picturesque Gothick
style. 2 storeys, attic and basement; 2-window range. T-shaped
plan, left-hand entrance blocked, right-hand Tudor-arched
doorway with a ribbed door, now inside the house covered by
the conservatory. Paired casements have horizontal glazing
bars and cambered heads, with raised label moulds. Arrow slits
to attic gables beneath gable apex, with a moulded basin
underneath. Gables have scalloped barge-boards with
quatrefoil-pierced rounded ends. End gable has a later shallow
bay with French windows beneath a verandah on slender
cast-iron stanchions, with a glazed C20 door to left of the
bay; rear single-storey early C20 timber conservatory, with
buttresses at the angles and a hipped, felted roof. INTERIOR:
central hall with pointed arches and dumb waiter, central
dogleg stair with a brass rail, full basement, and principal
bedroom with a coved ceiling. Probably based on a design in PF
Robinson's 'Designs for Ornamental Villas.' Built as part of
the Brislington House Asylum, Bath Road (qv) and known as
Carysfoot Cottage, after the peer of that name who was housed
there.
(Stoddart S: Mr Braikenridge's Bristol: Bristol: 1981-: 3).


Listing NGR: ST6333170399

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