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Broadcasting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.46 / 51°27'35"N

Longitude: -2.6084 / 2°36'30"W

OS Eastings: 357830

OS Northings: 173621

OS Grid: ST578736

Mapcode National: GBR C5H.2G

Mapcode Global: VH88M.QKXM

Entry Name: Broadcasting House

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202692

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380866

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

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5773NE WHITELADIES ROAD, Clifton
901-1/3/1114 (East side)
04/03/77 Nos.21 AND 23
Broadcasting House
(Formerly Listed as:
WHITELADIES ROAD
(East side)
Nos.21 AND 23
BBC)

GV II

Pair of attached houses, now office. 1852. Built by JC Lee.
Limestone ashlar with lateral stacks and a concrete tile
hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. Each of 3
storeys and basement; 3-window range.
A symmetrical front has projecting 1-window wings with large
Roman Doric porticos, banded ground floor in between, clasping
Ionic pilasters to the wings and party wall, frieze, dentil
cornice and parapet. The doorways have architraves, an
overlight and double 3-panel doors; right-hand one is blocked.
Architraves, console cornices to the first floor, plate-glass
ground-floor sashes, French windows to the middle first floor,
and 6/6-pane sashes the rest. A first-floor tented balcony
across the middle on stone brackets with wrought-iron railings
in oval panels. Left-hand single storey late C19 block is
banded, with 2 windows and a moulded parapet coping. INTERIOR:
entrance halls with dogleg stairs, cast-iron balusters and
curtails, modillion cornices and 6-panel doors. Nos 21-33 (qv)
are linked into a single office.


Listing NGR: ST5783073621

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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