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Latitude: 51.4619 / 51°27'42"N
Longitude: -2.593 / 2°35'34"W
OS Eastings: 358897
OS Northings: 173828
OS Grid: ST588738
Mapcode National: GBR C8G.JS
Mapcode Global: VH88N.0JJ4
Entry Name: Numbers 12 to 15 (Consecutive) and Attached Front Railings and Gates
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202323
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379856
Location: Bristol, BS2
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Bristol St Matthew and St Nathanael
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5873NE KING SQUARE, Kingsdown
901-1/5/1479 (North West side)
08/01/59 Nos.12-15 (Consecutive)
and attached front railings and
(Formerly Listed as:
(North West side)
Terrace of 4 houses. c1772. Possibly by Thomas Paty. Brick
with limestone dressings, brick party wall stacks, roof not
visible. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style.
Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. 2
handed pairs with rusticated pilasters to a cornice and
parapet, and C20 porches over outer doorways with segmental
overlights and 6-panel doors; cambered heads with 5 stepped
voussoirs and fluted keys to 6/6-pane horned sashes, and 2
slate, hipped dormers to the right-hand pair. The basements
project, with steps up through them to the doorways.
INTERIOR: Nos 14 & 15 now interconnected; No.15 has a
fully-panelled front room with fluted Ionic pilasters flanking
a fine fireplace with carved fruit, rocaille and an eared
overmantel, a modillion cornice, fluted pilasters to a
semicircular hall arch, leading to an open-well stair with 3
column-on-vase balusters to each stair, column newels and a
ramped rail, panelled shutters and doors. Similar details
observed to No.12.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron spiked railings and
gates to the front steps and areas. King Square was laid out
c1742 by George Tully.
(Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 173;
Dening C F W: The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol:
Bristol: 1923-: 50).
Listing NGR: ST5889773828
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