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Latitude: 51.4405 / 51°26'25"N
Longitude: -2.5739 / 2°34'26"W
OS Eastings: 360204
OS Northings: 171429
OS Grid: ST602714
Mapcode National: GBR CDQ.SH
Mapcode Global: VH88V.B2M2
Entry Name: Tower of Church of the Holy Nativity (Other Parts Not Included)
Listing Date: 4 March 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202671
English Heritage Legacy ID: 380809
Location: Bristol, BS4
Electoral Ward/Division: Windmill Hill
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Knowle Holy Nativity
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST316071 WELLS ROAD, Knowle
901-1/47/1560 (North East side)
04/03/77 Tower of Church of the Holy Nativity
(other parts not included)
Church tower. 1871-83. By A Ponton and WV Gough. Bridgwater
brick walls with limestone dressings and copper-covered spire.
Square tower with one adjoining bay of aisle; the body of the
church was destroyed in World War II. Lombardic-Romanesque
style. 5 storeys, diminishing slightly at the string courses.
Lancet doorway with polychromatic arch, and 2 similar side
windows; statue in carved Gothic niche on 3 corbels above
doorway, and panelled stone band; second, third and top
storeys have one, 2 and 4 arched openings, the latter forming
an arcade on slim columns. Bands of yellow brick become
progressively thinner and closer together from ground to
second floor; thereafter plain red brick. INTERIOR not
inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: tower completed by Gough's son
Arthur in 1931; the body of the church rebuilt in the 1950s. A
prominent south Bristol landmark.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 328).
Listing NGR: ST6020471429
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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