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Latitude: 51.4577 / 51°27'27"N
Longitude: -2.6241 / 2°37'26"W
OS Eastings: 356732
OS Northings: 173376
OS Grid: ST567733
Mapcode National: GBR C1J.K9
Mapcode Global: VH88M.GMLD
Entry Name: St Angela's Convent, Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Garden Wall
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202356
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379945
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
901-1/7/883 (North side)
08/01/59 Nos.4 AND 5
St Angela's Convent, attached front
basement area railings and garden
(Formerly Listed as:
LITFIELD PLACE, Clifton Down
Nos.4 AND 5)
Pair of attached houses, now one convent. c1830. Possibly by
Charles Dyer, altered mid C19. Limestone ashlar with party
wall and lateral stacks, and a slate mansard roof.
Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. 3 storeys, attic and
basement; 9-window range.
A near symmetrical pair has 2:3:3:1 windows, the central
section stepped forward with a rusticated ground floor,
second-floor sill band, cornice and parapet cut out for 4
dormers, with a raised central panelled section. Shallow
porches at each end, single storey to right, have
distyle-in-antis Doric columns to an entablature with dentil
cornice, doorways with pilasters and moulded lintels, to
2-leaf 8-panel doors. Plain windows; canted bays to the inner
side of the entrances, full-height to the left, have moulded
reveals, and faceted aprons fluted either side; horned
plate-glass sashes. The centre has a full-width first-floor
concrete balcony with lattice iron railings, and matching
second-floor basket balconies. Flagged basement areas covered
by cast-iron grilles.
INTERIOR: axial passage, now continuous, with modillion
cornice, to rear central dogleg stairs wth cast-iron splat
balusters, foliate newels; fluted architraves to 6-panel
doors, fluted marble fire surrounds, and Greek Revival-style
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron basement area railings
to each end; front garden rubble walls, with railings to the
sides, capped ashlar Pennant piers and 2-leaf cast-iron gates
with dog bars.
Part of a group of fine villas extending W from Litfield
Place; Camp House (qv) also signed by Dyer.
(Mowl T: To Build The Second City: Bristol: 1991-: 142).
Listing NGR: ST5673273376
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