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Numbers 2 and 3 and Attached Area Railings, Gate and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4544 / 51°27'15"N

Longitude: -2.6252 / 2°37'30"W

OS Eastings: 356654

OS Northings: 173011

OS Grid: ST566730

Mapcode National: GBR C1K.9G

Mapcode Global: VH88M.GP0X

Entry Name: Numbers 2 and 3 and Attached Area Railings, Gate and Piers

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380532

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5673SE SION HILL, Clifton
901-1/7/1017 (East side)
08/01/59 Nos.2 AND 3
and attached area railings, gate and
piers
(Formerly Listed as:
SION HILL
Nos.2 AND 3)

GV II

Pair of attached houses. c1800. Limestone ashlar, brick party
wall stacks and slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Late
Georgian style.
Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 1-bay range. A matching
pair, the right-hand one set forward, with outer pilaster
strips to a cornice and parapet, sill bands and first-floor
string. Steps up to left-hand doorways with shallow recessed
surrounds and deeply-set doorways with plate-glass overlights
and 6-panel doors, the top pair raised with cut off corners.
Full-height 3-light bows have panelled ground-floor aprons
with curved 6/6-pane and flanking 4/4-pane sashes, 3/6-pane
and 2/4-pane second-floor sashes, with blind boxes. 2 dormers
and single basement windows. First-floor timber tented
balconies have wrought-iron pointed-arched railings with
quatrefoils and stanchions.
INTERIOR: entrance hall with a central lateral open dogleg
stair with stick balusters and a wreathed rail and curtail,
lit by a round lantern, with a room between the stair and
party wall, semicircular-arched recesses, 6-panel doors with
reeded architraves, panelled shutters and fire surrounds.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron front basement area
railings and gates with urn finials, and capped banded piers.
A most distinctive design which benefits from the use of bold
full-height rounded bays with fine tented balconies.


Listing NGR: ST5665873008

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

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