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Chatterton's House and School and Attached Screen Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4491 / 51°26'56"N

Longitude: -2.5882 / 2°35'17"W

OS Eastings: 359218

OS Northings: 172393

OS Grid: ST592723

Mapcode National: GBR C9M.LD

Mapcode Global: VH88N.3V11

Entry Name: Chatterton's House and School and Attached Screen Wall

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380313

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: St Mary Redcliffe with Temple, Bristol and St John the Baptist, Bedminster

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5972 REDCLIFFE WAY
901-1/42/235 (North side)
08/01/59 Chatterton's House and School and
attached screen wall
(Formerly Listed as:
REDCLIFFE WAY
(North side)
Chatterton's House and School)

GV II

House and screen wall. Dated 1749. Limestone ashlar, render,
brick eaves stacks and hipped pantile roof. Double-depth plan.
2 storeys; 3-window range. Central doorway has a flat canopy
on thick, scrolled brackets over a C20 porch, with 6/6-pane
sash windows in flush boxes and a parapet. A plaque above the
door reads THIS HOUSE WAS CREATED BY GILES MALPAS... AD 1749,
and a second reads THE BIRTHPLACE OF THOMAS CHATTERTON. Along
the right-hand end is an ashlar screen wall, one storey;
2-window range: symmetrical with a pediment on rusticated
pilasters with 2 keyed, segmental-headed windows with
architraves; flanking sections are set back with keyed
doorways, Pennant cills, a C20 door to the left and inserted
sash window to the right. INTERIOR not inspected. HISTORICAL
NOTE: Thomas Chatterton the boy poet was born and schooled
here, under his father the school master.


Listing NGR: ST5921872393

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

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