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Sunday School of Unitarian Chapel and Tower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4574 / 51°27'26"N

Longitude: -2.5962 / 2°35'46"W

OS Eastings: 358669

OS Northings: 173322

OS Grid: ST586733

Mapcode National: GBR C7J.SF

Mapcode Global: VH88M.YMBN

Plus Code: 9C3VFC43+WG

Entry Name: Sunday School of Unitarian Chapel and Tower House

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379939

Location: Central, Bristol, BS1

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


901-1/11/130 (North West side)
04/03/77 Sunday school of Unitarian Chapel
and Tower House
(Formerly Listed as:
Sunday School of Unitarian Chapel)


Sunday school, now offices. 1824-6, extended later C19.
Roughcast with limestone dressings and slate hipped roof.
Single-depth plan. 2 storeys; 5-window range. 2 linked blocks,
the longer left-hand one with a plat band, a ramped parapet to
the right with a semicircular-arched doorway, matching
ground-floor windows with small-paned fanlights, flat headed
windows above, all tripartite with 12/12-pane and flanking
6/6-pane sashes; later 2-window right-hand section has
ground-floor 6/6-pane sashes, and a matching left-hand glazed
C20 door. INTERIOR: converted to offices late C20. A relic of
the tight building along the escarpment running parallel with
the harbour. Linked to the Lewin's Mead Unitarian Chapel (qv).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 192).

Listing NGR: ST5866973322

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

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