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St Angela's Convent, Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VF95G+38

Entry Name: St Angela's Convent, Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Garden Wall

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202356

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379945

Location: Clifton, 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


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:
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

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

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