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Napier Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4938 / 51°29'37"N

Longitude: -2.6585 / 2°39'30"W

OS Eastings: 354378

OS Northings: 177413

OS Grid: ST543774

Mapcode National: GBR JM.K5Z9

Mapcode Global: VH88D.VQX6

Plus Code: 9C3VF8VR+GH

Entry Name: Napier Cottages

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379891

Location: Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston, Bristol, BS11

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Lawrence Weston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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ST5477 KINGS WESTON LANE, Shirehampton
901-1/24/1739 (East side)
08/01/59 Nos.1, 2 AND 3
Napier Cottages


Terrace of 3 houses. Early C18, perhaps by Vanbrugh and
contemporaneous with Kings Weston (qv). Limestone rubble and
dressings, brick exterior stacks and pantile roof.
Single-depth L-shaped plan. 2 storeys; 4-window range.
Entrances in the returns, with a heavy left return chimney
breasts, stone lintels to Nos 1 & 2 to the right, and brick to
No.3 to the left. 3 right-hand ground-floor windows have large
Mannerist stepped voussoirs and a key which rises to the sill
above with sashes, and a central, segmental-headed window
flanked by flat-headed ones, with casements. Later left-hand
extension has 6/6-pane ground-floor sash and a 4-light canted
oriel with a curved base in the end gable. INTERIOR not
inspected. Notable for '...enormous voussoirs of obviously
Vanbrugian derivation,' (Gomme).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 112).

Listing NGR: ST5437477416

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