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Number 3 and Attached Front Garden Walls and Piers riversleigh and Attached Front Garden Walls and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4577 / 51°27'27"N

Longitude: -2.6236 / 2°37'24"W

OS Eastings: 356768

OS Northings: 173374

OS Grid: ST567733

Mapcode National: GBR C1J.P9

Mapcode Global: VH88M.GMVD

Entry Name: Number 3 and Attached Front Garden Walls and Piers riversleigh and Attached Front Garden Walls and Piers

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202355

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379944

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5673SE LITFIELD PLACE, Clifton
901-1/7/882 (North side)
08/01/59 Nos.2 AND 3
Riversleigh (2) and attached front
garden walls and piers
(Formerly Listed as:
LITFIELD PLACE, Clifton Down
Nos.2 AND 3)

GV II

Pair of attached houses. c1830. Possibly by Charles Dyer.
Limestone ashlar with party wall and lateral stacks, and a
slate hipped roof, not visible to the central section.
Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. Each of 3 storeys and
basement; 5-window range.
A symmetrical pair with 4-window central section stepped
forward, and one and 2-storey wings; first-floor sill band to
the centre, cornices and parapets. Doorways to inner side of
wings have architraves, rectangular overlights with diagonal
and oval metal glazing bars, and 6-panel doors. Single inner
ground-floor tripartite windows set in segmental-arched
recesses, with pilaster jambs, plain windows above and to the
wings, with 6/6-pane sashes. Full-width Greek Revival-style
cast-iron verandah has stanchions with palmette capitals, and
acroteria above. Rear elevation has inner ground-floor 3-light
bows, No.2 has an outer first-floor oriel.
INTERIOR: No.3, entrance hall divided by a semicircular arch
from a rear open-well stair with stick balusters, curtail and
wreathed rail; principal ground-floor rooms, to the left with
distyle-in-antis fluted scagliola Ionic columns; 6-panel
mahogany doors, curved rising shutters to the rear bows, and
Greek Revival-style plaster mouldings. No.2 subdivided into
flats.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front garden walls, ashlar
Pennant piers and cast-iron gate brackets.
Part of a group of fine villas extending W from Litfield
Place; Camp House (qv) also signed by Dyer.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 268; Mowl T: To Build The Second
City: Bristol: 1991-: 142).


Listing NGR: ST5676873374

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