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Nos. 36, 37 and 38 QUEEN SQUARE

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4498 / 51°26'59"N

Longitude: -2.5951 / 2°35'42"W

OS Eastings: 358741

OS Northings: 172475

OS Grid: ST587724

Mapcode National: GBR C8M.14

Mapcode Global: VH88M.YTYH

Plus Code: 9C3VCCX3+WX

Entry Name: Nos. 36, 37 and 38 QUEEN SQUARE

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202468

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380253

Location: Central, Bristol, BS1

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 5872,

QUEEN SQUARE (South side),
Nos. 36, 37 and 38

(Formerly Listed as: QUEEN SQUARE (South side) Nos. 36-42 (Consecutive))



Terrace of three houses. c1703. Brick, limestone ashlar and
render, with limestone quoins and dressings, brick party wall
stacks and a pantile hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Early
Georgian style.
Each of three storeys, basement and attic; 5-window range. A
symmetrical group with a continuous roof, modillion eaves
cornice and three dormers, and matching end houses. No. 37 in the
middle has a rusticated ground floor to a plat band, and
render above; a central Doric portico and entablature over a
doorway with a moulded surround and 5-panel door, incised
voussoirs on the ground floor, the rest plain, to 6/6-pane
sashes with fine bars and exposed frames, with bolection
mouldings on the second floor. Nos. 36 & 38 have quoins, and
strings on each floor; central doorways have attached timber
porches with Doric columns to a pediment, fanlights and
6-panel doors; keyed, rubbed, brick flat arches to 6/6-pane
sashes in bolection-moulded exposed frames. The left return
has a C19 doorway and a small gable.

INTERIOR: No. 37 has a large entrance hall, fully-panelled
ground-floor rooms, with window seats, panelled shutters,
bolection-moulded door frames and 6-panel doors; a rear
open-well stair with an uncut string, barleysugar balusters,
square newels and toadback rail, with a fielded wainscot.
One of the few remaining original houses of Queen Square,
which was laid out in 1699 and has claim to being the largest
square in England, and built between 1701 and 1727 to leases
of varied width and similar design.

(Mowl T: To Build The Second City: Bristol: 1991-: 12).

Listing NGR: ST5874172475

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

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