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Numbers 1 to 12 (Consecutive) and Attached Front Garden Walls and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4517 / 51°27'6"N

Longitude: -2.6211 / 2°37'15"W

OS Eastings: 356936

OS Northings: 172704

OS Grid: ST569727

Mapcode National: GBR C2L.7G

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JS50

Entry Name: Numbers 1 to 12 (Consecutive) and Attached Front Garden Walls and Piers

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380696

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5672NE THE POLYGON, Clifton
901-1/13/1071 (South East side)
08/01/59 Nos.1-12 (Consecutive)
and attached front garden walls and
piers
(Formerly Listed as:
THE POLYGON
Nos.1-12 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 12 houses. Started 1826. Render with limestone
dressings, party wall stacks and a slate mansard half hipped
roof. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style. Each of 3
storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range.
A sharply convex terrace articulated by pilasters to a cornice
and parapet, ramped up over the party walls. Right-hand
doorways have narrow overlights and 6-panel doors, the upper 4
raised with corners cut out, the bottom pair reeded. 6/6-pane
sashes, and 2 dormers. First-floor timber balconies have iron
brackets and wrought-iron pointed-arched railings with
quatrefoils.
The rear elevation has a cornice, and a 3-window range to
No.12; projecting 1- and 2-storey service blocks, originally
with semicircular-arched windows.
INTERIOR: No.3, entrance hall divided by a semicircular arch
from a dogleg stair with uncut string, stick balusters, column
newels and ramped, banded rail; front ground-floor rooms
linked by panelled double doors, marble fire surround with
reeded jambs and corner roundels to a good hop grate to the
back and an arch-plate register grate to the front; flagged
basement with cooking range, and dresser in the rear block;
6-panel doors and panelled shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached brick front garden walls with
slim capped ashlar piers, some railings with cast-iron
anthemion finials; pair of large entrance piers to the S end
inscribed POLYGON.
(Mowl T: To Build The Second City: Bristol: 1991-: 140).


Listing NGR: ST5693872704

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