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15, the Paragon

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4519 / 51°27'6"N

Longitude: -2.6238 / 2°37'25"W

OS Eastings: 356749

OS Northings: 172727

OS Grid: ST567727

Mapcode National: GBR C1L.MD

Mapcode Global: VH88M.GRRW

Plus Code: 9C3VF92G+PF

Entry Name: 15, the Paragon

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380693

Location: Clifton, 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


901-1/13/1068 (South side)
08/01/59 No.15
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1-15 (Consecutive))


Attached house. c1814. By Stephen Hunter. Limestone ashlar,
party wall stacks and slate roof. Double-depth plan. 3
storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range.
Entrance front has a projecting ground floor with a cornice
and flat roof, banded first floor with large projecting
3-light bow set in from the left, with a sill band and moulded
brackets to a cornice with raised panels between, third-floor
string and cornice, with attic storey with moulded coping.
Projecting left-hand open porch has square piers with banded
reveals, imposts, panelled above, with semicircular arches
between and to narrow sides blocked by low balustrades;
segmental-arched doorway has a 2-leaf 6-panel door with raised
upper panels and cut off corners. 4 windows to the right, the
middle ones blind, with segmental-arched heads and pilasters,
over a full-width segmental basement arch with 4 windows with
glazing bars. Horned 6/6-pane first-floor sashes, the middle
one blind, with eared surrounds, 3/6-pane second-floor and
attic sashes.
Front elevation built on a massive red rubble revetment. 2
storeys, attic and double basement; 4-window range; a lower
basement has curved end, a parapet with a central balustrade
section, the left return is banded with curved end and
balustrade. Basement has 3 windows with pedimented lintels; at
the right end a projecting 5-window bow has a glazed dome.
6/6-pane sashes, 3/6-pane second-floor and attic storey
sashes, and 2 dormers. INTERIOR not inspected.
Added to The Paragon when completed by Hunter, and with
matching floor levels to No.14 (qv). Part of the important
view of Clifton from the S across the Avon.

Listing NGR: ST5675372722

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