History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Numbers 22 to 28 and Attached Area Railings

A Grade I Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.4615 / 51°27'41"N

Longitude: -2.586 / 2°35'9"W

OS Eastings: 359386

OS Northings: 173772

OS Grid: ST593737

Mapcode National: GBR CBG.2Y

Mapcode Global: VH88N.4J8H

Plus Code: 9C3VFC67+HJ

Entry Name: Numbers 22 to 28 and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380188

Location: Ashley, Bristol, BS2

County: 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

Find accommodation in



901-1/6/1904 (North side)
08/01/59 Nos.22-28 (Consecutive)
and attached area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.22-28 (Consecutive))


Terrace of 7 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone
ashlar, brick stacks and slate mansard roof. Double-depth
plan. Late Georgian style. Nos 23, 25 & 28 are 4 storeys;
4-window range, the rest 3 storeys; 3-window range, with
basements and attics.
A formal symmetrical composition in which the middle and end
houses project slightly; a rusticated ground floor, pilasters
from the first-floor plat band to a modillion cornice and
parapet; the centre has pilasters with bases and acanthus
capitals and a plain square-headed doorway with a fanlight in
a rectangular overlight.
Doorcases are placed toward the centre with Ionic columns and
modillion pediments, batswing fanlights and 6-panel doors;
rusticated voussoirs to the ground-floor windows and plain
voussoirs above, to 6/6-pane sashes; the end gables have a
large central semicircular-arched doorway with a Gibbs
surround, similar stair windows and lunettes above the
cornice, and openings either side with 5 stepped voussoirs.
Nos 23 & 24 completely rebuilt c1973 as replicas to complete
the terrace.
INTERIOR: details in No.27 include a central lateral stair
well top lit by a conical lantern, open-well stair with column
and urn balusters and curtail, fluted Tuscan and Corinthian
pilasters to semicircular and segmental hall arches with
panelled reveals, modillion cornices and panelled shutters.
The other houses have been largely remodelled c1980.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spear railings to basement areas. The
corner pilaster of No.28 is inscribed PORTLAND SQUARE and CAVE
STREET. Part of Bristol's '...most complete and beautiful
square' (Gomme).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 209; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 220; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth
Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 53).

Listing NGR: ST5936473790

Selected Sources

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.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.