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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
Plus Code: 9C3VF95G+3H
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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202355
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379944
Location: Bristol, BS8
County: City of 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
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)
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
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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