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Numbers 1 to 6 and Attached Area Railings

A Grade I Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4605 / 51°27'37"N

Longitude: -2.586 / 2°35'9"W

OS Eastings: 359385

OS Northings: 173663

OS Grid: ST593736

Mapcode National: GBR CBH.29

Mapcode Global: VH88N.4K77

Entry Name: Numbers 1 to 6 and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380184

Location: Bristol, BS2

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashley

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Paul's

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul
901-1/6/1900 (West side)
08/01/59 Nos.1-6 (Consecutive)
and attached area railings

GV I

Terrace of 6 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone
ashlar, brick stacks and slate mansard roof. Double-depth
plan. Late Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and
attic; 3-window range.
Part of a symmetrical composition to the side of the square,
interrupted by Surrey Street, in which the end houses project
slightly with an ashlar attic storey. A rusticated ground
floor, with pilasters from the first-floor plat band to a
modillion cornice and parapet; right-hand doorcases have Ionic
columns and modillion pediments, batswing fanlights and
6-panel doors; rusticated voussoirs to the ground-floor
windows and plain voussoirs above, with 6/6-pane sashes; the
end gables have a large central semicircular-arched doorway
with a Gibbs surround, and a similar stair windows above.
INTERIOR: largely rebuilt c1974 behind the facades, with
restored lateral, curved open-well stairs to the middle.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spear railings to basement areas. Part of
Bristol's '...most complete and beautiful square' (Gomme).
(Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 220;
Dening C F W: The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol:
Bristol: 1923-: 55).


Listing NGR: ST5938773659

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