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1, Worcester Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4598 / 51°27'35"N

Longitude: -2.619 / 2°37'8"W

OS Eastings: 357092

OS Northings: 173603

OS Grid: ST570736

Mapcode National: GBR C2H.QK

Mapcode Global: VH88M.KK9S

Entry Name: 1, Worcester Road

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202711

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380922

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5773NW WORCESTER ROAD, Clifton
901-1/2/1144 (North side)
04/03/77 No.1
(Formerly Listed as:
WORCESTER ROAD
No.1
Clifton College Sanatorium)

GV II

Attached house, now school. 1863. By Charles Hansom. Squared
Brandon Hill Grit rubble with limestone dressings, external
and ridge stacks, and a tiled roof with bands of round-nosed
tiles, and decorative ridge tiles. Double-depth plan. Gothic
Revival style.
2 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. A
near-symmetrical front has outer gables with barge-boards,
first-floor string, and a central doorway with an open
2-centred arch on banded columns under a segmental hood with
square stops, foliate carved spandrels, to a 2-leaf 6-panel
door; ground-floor buttresses on both sides.
Windows have ogee heads and splayed reveals, to 2/2-pane
sashes with horizontal bars: paired to the right of the
doorway with a central attached column with foliate capital,
set in a square label beneath a 2-centred arched carved panel,
and matching window in a canted bay to the left with a drip
and parapet pierced with quatrefoils. A good 2-sided central
oriel has moulded and carved corbelling, windows with
Decorated Gothic tracery and a projecting weathered top with
crenellations. Outer first-floor windows are paired and set in
2-centred relieving arches with alternate white and grey
voussoirs, and a matching single light in the gables; single
central gabled dormer.
The left-hand elevation has a similar left-hand gable with a
canted bay and right-hand external stack, and similar rear
gabled wing with paired ground-floor windows. INTERIOR:
largely remodelled late C20.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 288).


Listing NGR: ST5709273603

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