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The Concrete House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.503 / 51°30'10"N

Longitude: -2.6178 / 2°37'3"W

OS Eastings: 357216

OS Northings: 178411

OS Grid: ST572784

Mapcode National: GBR C20.Z1

Mapcode Global: VH88F.KHY4

Plus Code: 9C3VG93J+6V

Entry Name: The Concrete House

Listing Date: 3 June 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202633

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380703

Location: Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze, Bristol, BS10

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Trym

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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ST5778 THE RIDGEWAY, Westbury On Trym
901-1/22/2080 (North side)
03/06/76 No.4
The Concrete House


House. 1935. By Connell, Ward and Lucas. Reinforced concrete
with a flat roof. Axial double-depth plan. International
2 storeys and penthouse; 3-window range. Wide windows with
steel frames and plate glass, separated by thin mullions, wrap
round the left-hand corner; first-floor windows to the right
set back to form a balcony with slender columns and a parapet
above; a curved, flat porch roof on piloti to the doorway in
left-hand entrance, below a full-height glazed stair bay to
the penthouse; railings to the balcony and flat roof.
INTERIOR: lateral passage, with original light fittings and
door furniture, built-in cupboards, radio speakers, and curved
flue in living room; glazed left-hand stair tower over the
entrance; rear right-hand kitchen with service bells.
HISTORICAL NOTE: a rare and significant early Modernist house,
largely in its original condition and with garden. The first
house in Britain constructed according to Le Corbusier's
Dom-ino system.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 421; Gould J: Modern Homes of
Britain: 1977-; Knobel L: Faber Guide to Twentieth Century
Architecture: London: 1985-: 160).

Listing NGR: ST5721678411

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