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Lower Lodge to Ashton Court and Attached Gates, Railings and Bollards

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bedminster, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4398 / 51°26'23"N

Longitude: -2.63 / 2°37'47"W

OS Eastings: 356309

OS Northings: 171386

OS Grid: ST563713

Mapcode National: GBR C0Q.7Q

Mapcode Global: VH88T.C2HL

Entry Name: Lower Lodge to Ashton Court and Attached Gates, Railings and Bollards

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378880

Location: Bristol, BS3

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Bedminster

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Abbots Leigh with Leigh Woods

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5671 ASHTON ROAD, Bower Ashton
901-1/44/414 (North side)
04/03/77 Lower Lodge to Ashton Court and
attached gates, railings and
bollards
(Formerly Listed as:
ASHTON ROAD
Gateway of Ashton Park School)

II*

Entrance lodge. c1805. By Henry Wood. For Sir Hugh Smyth.
Limestone ashlar, roof not visible. Single-depth plan each
side of gate. Picturesque Tudor style. 2 storeys; 5-window
range. Tudor arch gateway with ovolo reveal and impost band,
flanked by octagonal towers and single-storey wings. 3 lancets
above the arch with Y tracery and hoods, and iron glazing
bars. Tall, thin lancets to the towers with iron glazing bars,
and 4-light mullioned windows with label moulds in the wings.
All battlemented, above a corbel table.
INTERIOR: open-string stone stair in the left-hand block leads
to a room above the arch with panelled niches. Wooden winder
stair in the right-hand rear tower. Plain shutters and 6-panel
doors, with lancet mouldings in the middle panes.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: wrought-iron gates, railings and Pennant
stone coach bollards front and rear. Built as the Lower Lodge
to Ashton Court (qv).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 285).


Listing NGR: ST5630971386

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

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