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St John's Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.468 / 51°28'4"N

Longitude: -2.6136 / 2°36'48"W

OS Eastings: 357476

OS Northings: 174512

OS Grid: ST574745

Mapcode National: GBR C3D.XM

Mapcode Global: VH88M.NC5H

Plus Code: 9C3VF99P+5H

Entry Name: St John's Place

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203518

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378843

Location: Clifton Down, Bristol, BS8

County: 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

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ST5774 APSLEY ROAD, Clifton
901-1/34/689 (South side)
04/03/77 St John's Place
(Formerly Listed as:
Church of St John with St Anselm)


Church, now offices. 1841. By John Hicks. Chancel 1864 by SB
Gabriel. Squared Brandon Hill Grit rubble with limestone
dressings, limestone ashlar towers and pantile roof.
Cruciform plan with twin W towers. Perpendicular Gothic
Revival style.
Shallow, crenellated E gable has diagonal buttresses and a
6-light window with panel tracery and lamb stops, and flowers
carved in the drip. N chancel window has 2 lights in a
4-centred arch; the gabled N transept has an arched doorway
with Tudor flowers to the mouldings, diagonally set buttress
pinnacles either side with angel capitals and a crocketed ogee
hood, and a 4-light window above; the transept W window and
those in the 4-bay nave are narrow with 3 lights and a transom
in 4-centred arches; the W bay forms the base of the tower.
Similar S elevation has a late C19 vestry against the chancel,
with 1- and 3-light flat-headed windows.
The W front is flanked by 2-stage towers with diagonal
buttresses, arched W doorways with casement mouldings and head
stops, and 2-light windows to the side elevations;
second-stage paired lancets have linked, stilted hoods, and
dragon corbels between them to diagonal buttress pinnacles
which rise through a plain parapet, with crocketed corner
pinnacles; 2-stage openwork turrets have narrow cinquefoil
windows and crenellated tops; the W front is set back, with an
arched doorway in a label mould with dragons in the spandrels
and lancets each side; above is a 4-light Perpendicular window
in a crenellated gable containing a crocketed niche with a
INTERIOR not inspected. Converted to offices and auction rooms
in 1990.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 293; The Buildings of England:
Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-).

Listing NGR: ST5747674512

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