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Latitude: 51.4503 / 51°27'1"N
Longitude: -2.5961 / 2°35'45"W
OS Eastings: 358674
OS Northings: 172537
OS Grid: ST586725
Mapcode National: GBR C7L.TY
Mapcode Global: VH88M.YTF2
Plus Code: 9C3VFC23+4H
Entry Name: Phoenix House and Attached Railings and Piers
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202472
English Heritage Legacy ID: 380257
Location: Central, Bristol, BS1
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
ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE
901-1/16/209 (West side)
Phoenix House and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Attached house. c1833. Perhaps by Henry Rumley. Limestone
ashlar, party wall stacks and pantile roof. Double-depth plan.
3 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. A symmetrical
front has a banded ground floor, first-floor panelled
pilasters with anthemion capitals to frieze, cornice and
parapet. The centre breaks forward with a bowed open portico
on Roman Doric columns to an entablature, chamfered door
surround to a 6-panel door, and PHOENIX HOUSE inscribed on a
panel above. Pedimented lintels with acroteria and wreaths to
the middle first-floor window, to 6/6-pane sashes. A large
carved Phoenix to the centre of the parapet.
INTERIOR: central hall with an elliptical arch to a lateral
open dogleg stair with turned balusters, wreathed and ramped
rail with a star inlaid in the wreath; good marble fireplaces
to ground and first-floor rooms, basement range fire surround;
cornices with anthemia and guilloche; 6-panel doors and
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front area railings with
anthemia finials, and piers.
Queen Square was built between 1701 and 1727. Much of the W
side was rebuilt after the Reform Bill riot of 1831.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 228; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 140).
Listing NGR: ST5867472537
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