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Latitude: 51.4589 / 51°27'31"N
Longitude: -2.6005 / 2°36'1"W
OS Eastings: 358376
OS Northings: 173492
OS Grid: ST583734
Mapcode National: GBR C6H.VW
Mapcode Global: VH88M.WL2H
Entry Name: Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Attached Front Walls
Listing Date: 4 March 1977
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202548
English Heritage Legacy ID: 380475
Location: Bristol, BS2
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Clifton, St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5873SW ST MICHAEL'S HILL
901-1/10/284 (South West side)
04/03/77 Royal Hospital for Sick Children and
attached front walls
(Formerly Listed as:
ST MICHAEL'S HILL
(South West side)
Royal Hospital for Sick Children
(front block only))
Hospital. 1885. By Robert Carwen. Red Pennant rubble with
limestone dressings, ridge stacks and a cross-gabled tiled
roof. Double-depth plan. Tudor Gothic Revival style.
2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. A symmetrical front has
shallow end gables linked by a lower parapet, sill and lintel
bands, and moulded copings. A large, full-height ashlar porch
has clasping octagonal buttresses with crenellated tops, and a
Tudor-arched doorway with 2 orders in a rectangular frame with
pointed overlights; above is a 3-light oriel with a moulded
base, Tudor-arched windows and narrow overlight, and a
panelled, crenellated parapet. Mullion and transom windows
with metal casements, of 3 lights flanking the door, and cross
windows to outer canted bays with openwork parapets.
First-floor inner windows have cinquefoil-headed lights, outer
ones have Tudor-arched heads with Perpendicular tracery.
Gables have 2-light louvred windows with labels. Panels
between the inner windows inscribed HOSPITAL FOR SICK
CHILDREN. 2 large cross-axial stacks.
INTERIOR: entrance hall with a cornice and Tudor roses, and
two 2-centre arches on a central octagonal pier to a rear
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached rubble walls with moulded
copings to the entrance.
(The Builder: London: 790).
Listing NGR: ST5837673492
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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