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Mission House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4697 / 51°28'10"N

Longitude: -2.6168 / 2°37'0"W

OS Eastings: 357251

OS Northings: 174703

OS Grid: ST572747

Mapcode National: GBR C3D.60

Mapcode Global: VH88M.LBG6

Plus Code: 9C3VF99M+V7

Entry Name: Mission House

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380335

Location: Clifton Down, Bristol, BS8

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton Down

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton All Saints with St John

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


901-1/34/2115 (North West side)
Nos.15-21 (Odd)
Mission House


Mission house and reading room, now infant school. c1860.
Brick with blue and white brick and limestone dressings,
left-hand lateral stack and double Roman hipped and gabled
roof. Single-depth plan. Polychromatic Venetian Gothic Revival
2 storeys and attic; 11-window range. A 3-window left-hand
gabled block with an attic, 1 window section set back to the
left, has black brick bands, 2-centred arched ground-floor
windows and right-hand door, with black brick and alternate
black and white brick voussoirs, and round panels between.
Shouldered first-floor windows have semicircular-arched
relieving arches with alternate coloured voussoirs; 3 similar
attic windows, a pointed relieving arch to centre, and a blind
oculus above.
Similar fenestration to the long right-hand block with some
painted black bands and voussoirs; a full-width ashlar band to
the ground-floor has THE MISSION HOUSE AND READING ROOM in
raised letters to the right. 6/6-pane horned ground-floor
sashes, plate-glass sashes above.
The rear elevation has a left-hand gable, with a hipped-roofed
porch, first-floor arcade of 5 small 2-centred arched windows,
and a large round window in the gable with brick-on-edge
surround; 5-window right-hand section has uneven fenestration,
with outer doorways.
INTERIOR: extensively remodelled.

Listing NGR: ST5725174703

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

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