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University of Bristol, Department of Botany and Attached Walls and Lamps

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4571 / 51°27'25"N

Longitude: -2.6048 / 2°36'17"W

OS Eastings: 358076

OS Northings: 173300

OS Grid: ST580733

Mapcode National: GBR C5J.WH

Mapcode Global: VH88M.SMTT

Plus Code: 9C3VF94W+R3

Entry Name: University of Bristol, Department of Botany and Attached Walls and Lamps

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380754

Location: Central, Bristol, BS8

County: Bristol

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

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901-1/10/313 (East side)
04/03/77 University of Bristol, Department of
Botany and attached walls and lamps
(Formerly Listed as:
Departments of Botany and Zoology,
University of Bristol)


University department. 1880. By CF Hansom, continued 1889 by E
Hansom and FB Bond. Red Pennant rubble with limestone
dressings, lateral and ridge stacks, and Welsh slate roofs
with bands of round-ended slates. Double-depth plan to 3 sides
of a courtyard. Collegiate Tudor Revival style. Plain L-shaped
1880 block to the rear of the courtyard, 3 storeys; 7-window
range. Ogee-headed cross windows to 2 wide, symmetrical,
full-height bays, strings and crenellated parapet, and 2
Tudor-arched doorways. Later right-hand wing 2 storeys and
basement; 6-window range, with mullion and transom windows,
cornice with carved heads and crenellated parapet. Left-hand
gable faces courtyard with windows each side of an exterior
stack; the left-hand gable to the road is 3 storeys with
clasping buttresses, 3 ground-floor windows with a central
Tudor-arched door, beneath fan vaulting supporting a canted
oriel with narrow flanking windows and crenellated parapet;
semicircular-arched second-floor window. To the right is a
1904 projecting octagonal tower with corner gargoyles and a
panelled ashlar parapet. Similar street gable to right-hand
wing has 3 storeys and a left-hand stair turret set back with
an ashlar spirelet and finial. INTERIOR: largely plain
laboratory and teaching rooms. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached
front entrance walls with low piers and wrought-iron lamps.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 323).

Listing NGR: ST5807673300

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