This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
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
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
ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul
901-1/6/1900 (West side)
08/01/59 Nos.1-6 (Consecutive)
and attached area railings
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings