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Latitude: 51.4639 / 51°27'49"N
Longitude: -2.6096 / 2°36'34"W
OS Eastings: 357750
OS Northings: 174055
OS Grid: ST577740
Mapcode National: GBR C4G.T2
Mapcode Global: VH88M.QG9M
Entry Name: ALMA ROAD (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 16 March 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1203493
English Heritage Legacy ID: 378836
Location: Bristol, BS8
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton Down
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Clifton All Saints with St John
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5774NW ALMA ROAD, Clifton
901-1/34/684 (North side)
16/03/73 Nos.77-95 (Odd)
West Clifton Terrace
Includes: No.54 WHITELADIES ROAD Clifton.
Terrace of 10 houses, now offices. c1850. Limestone ashlar,
party wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Late
Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys and basement; 1-window
A formal composition has alternate houses stepping forward, a
banded ground floor to a drip, a dentil cornice and a low
parapet with small ears at the corners; the terrace is divided
by a first-floor recess containing a single Tuscan column in
antis with balustrades each side. Doorways set in shallow
recesses have overlights with margin panes and 6-panel doors.
Tripartite windows, smaller on the second floor, have 4/4-pane
flanked by 2/2-pane sashes. Balconies on cast-iron brackets to
Nos 83 & 89-93. No.95 has a mid C19 remodelled ground floor
and right return, with an arcade of semicircular arches with
foliate capitals to the outside, and cambered, keyed heads to
plate-glass sashes above. INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings to Nos 83 &
87-95; good carriage lamps to the doorways of Nos 83 & 85.
The central column is a unique, Mannerist device. The ground
floors to No.79 & 81 were removed for access to the car park
of Clifton Down shopping centre, c1985, and C20 shop fronts
replaced with ashlar.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 256).
Listing NGR: ST5775074055
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