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Clifton College

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4599 / 51°27'35"N

Longitude: -2.6187 / 2°37'7"W

OS Eastings: 357113

OS Northings: 173612

OS Grid: ST571736

Mapcode National: GBR C2H.SJ

Mapcode Global: VH88M.KKGQ

Plus Code: 9C3VF95J+WG

Entry Name: Clifton College

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380923

Location: Clifton, Bristol, BS8

County: 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

Tagged with: Independent school Boarding school

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901-1/2/1145 (North side)
04/03/77 No.2
Clifton College (part)
(Formerly Listed as:


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. Double-depth plan. Gothic Revival style.
2 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. An asymmetrical
front has first-floor string, right-hand gabled wing and a
lower left-hand gable, with barge-boards. Central entrance
porch beside and level with the wing has a 2-centred arched
doorway with moulded chamfered jambs, tympanum with a trefoil
and carved panels with hunting horns, and a hoodmould with
square stops, to a 2-leaf 6-panel door; above is a pierced
parapet with quatrefoils.
2-centred arched windows have chamfered reveals and relieving
arches, to 2/2-pane sashes with horizontal bars: 2 paired
ground-floor windows to the left of the door and a single one
to the right, a triple first-floor left-hand window and paired
central and right-hand ones, paired left-hand attic windows
and a single one in the wing, beneath a small trefoil.
Steep gabled dormers woth casements to the centre and right
return, which has a gable containing cross stair windows.
Stacks have moulded ashlar tops. Left-hand single-storey
connecting range has 3 louvred dormers and a pent roof on an
open wooden verandah.
INTERIOR: largely remodelled with a replacement stair late
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 288).

Listing NGR: ST5711373612

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