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49 and 50, Queen Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4502 / 51°27'0"N

Longitude: -2.5962 / 2°35'46"W

OS Eastings: 358668

OS Northings: 172524

OS Grid: ST586725

Mapcode National: GBR C7L.TZ

Mapcode Global: VH88M.YTC5

Entry Name: 49 and 50, Queen Square

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380256

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of 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


BRISTOL

ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE
901-1/16/208 (West side)
08/01/59 Nos.49 AND 50
(Formerly Listed as:
QUEEN SQUARE
(West side)
Nos.46-55 (Consecutive))

GV II

Pair of attached houses. c1780. Brick with limestone
dressings, party wall stacks and a pantile mansard roof.
Double-depth plan. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement;
2-window range. A symmetrical pair has a first-floor sill
band, cornice band and parapet; paired doorways to the middle,
set in shallow recesses, have rubbed brick flat arches with
cambered heads, plate-glass overlights and 6-panel doors.
Cambered heads with 5 stepped voussoirs to single ground-floor
8/8-pane sashes, and upper 6/6-pane sashes, with 2 dormers
each.
INTERIOR: entrance hall with panelled semicircular arch to a
rear dogleg stair with stick balusters, curtail and wreathed
rail; cornice with palmettes in the corners; fireplaces,
6-panel doors and panelled shutters. Queen Square was built
between 1701 and 1727. Much of the W side was rebuilt after
the Reform Bill riots of 1831.
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 50; Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B:
Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 94).


Listing NGR: ST5866872524

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