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Numbers 12 to 15 (Consecutive) and Attached Front Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5873NE KING SQUARE, Kingsdown
901-1/5/1479 (North West side)
08/01/59 Nos.12-15 (Consecutive)
and attached front railings and
gates
(Formerly Listed as:
KING SQUARE
(North West side)
Nos.12-15 (Consecutive))

GV II

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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