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Latitude: 51.457 / 51°27'25"N
Longitude: -2.6052 / 2°36'18"W
OS Eastings: 358049
OS Northings: 173282
OS Grid: ST580732
Mapcode National: GBR C5J.SK
Mapcode Global: VH88M.SMMY
Entry Name: University of Bristol, Geography Department
Listing Date: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202652
English Heritage Legacy ID: 380756
Location: Bristol, BS8
County: City of 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
ST5873SW UNIVERSITY ROAD
901-1/10/315 (South East side)
University of Bristol, Geography
University department. 1892. By F Bligh Bond. Red Pennant
rubble with limestone dressings, gable stacks and a slate
roof. L-shaped double-depth plan. Collegiate Tudor Gothic
2 storeys and basement; 6-window range. A 2-window gable,
3-window block to left and canted bay in the angle. Moulded
plinth, sill and lintel string courses, cornice with carved
heads and gargoyles and crenellated parapet, with coped
gables. Front right-hand gable has clasping octagonal
buttresses to cyma pepperpots with large crockets; 3-light
mullion and transom windows, with cinquefoil heads on the
ground floor, and curvilinear tracery to the first floor,
flank an exterior chimney breast with 3 octagonal ashlar
stacks to a crocketed gable. Similar windows as the ground
floor to the remainder, separated by buttresses, with a
Tudor-arched doorway in the right-hand bay under a 2-centred
arch with an open work parapet above. Full-height canted bay
in the re-entrant.
INTERIOR: largely rebuilt mid C20 after a fire. Open-well
stair with moulded rail.
Originally the Medical School, and part of the first buildings
for the new university designed by C Hansom, and adapted after
his death by Bond.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 323; Crick C: Victorian Buildings in
Bristol: Bristol: 1975-: 58).
Listing NGR: ST5804973282
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