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Numbers 11 to 18 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4554 / 51°27'19"N

Longitude: -2.6067 / 2°36'24"W

OS Eastings: 357941

OS Northings: 173108

OS Grid: ST579731

Mapcode National: GBR C5K.G4

Mapcode Global: VH88M.RPT5

Entry Name: Numbers 11 to 18 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 21 June 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378958

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Hotwells and Harbourside

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

BRISTOL

901-1/9/13 BERKELEY SQUARE
08-JAN-59 (Northwest side)
11-18
NUMBERS 11 TO 18 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

(Formerly listed as:
BERKELEY SQUARE
11-19
NUMBERS 11 TO 19 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS)
(Formerly listed as:
BERKELEY SQUARE
11)
(Formerly listed as:
BERKELEY SQUARE
12-15)
(Formerly listed as:
BERKELEY SQUARE
16-19)

GV II

BRISTOL

ST5773SE BERKELEY SQUARE
901-1/9/13 (North West side)
08/01/59 Nos.11-18 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
BERKELEY SQUARE
No.11)
(Formerly Listed as:
BERKELEY SQUARE
Nos.12-15 (Consecutive))
(Formerly Listed as:
BERKELEY SQAURE
Nos.16-19 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 8 houses, now offices and hotel. From 1787 to
c1800, Nos 12-18 rebuilt mid C20. By Thomas and William Paty.
Limestone ashlar, party wall stacks and a slate mansard roof.
Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style.
Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range, No.15
of 5-window range. A stepped terrace with a central
feature No.15, articulated by giant pilasters to a cornice and
parapet, rusticated ground floor to a plat band and a
first-floor sill band. Doorways toward the ends of the terrace
have Doric pilasters, triglyphs and a pediment, fanlights and
6-panel doors. Keys to ground-floor windows, plain above, with
6/6-pane sashes. No.14 has no doorway, and is attached to
No.15. No.15 has a symmetrical front with pilasters with
capitals, frieze and raised modillion cornice, the middle 3
windows broken forward between panelled pilasters over the
ground floor to acanthus capitals and a pediment; the second
floor has a Vitruvian scroll band. Central doorway has Doric
pilasters, triglyphs and a pediment, fanlight and 6-panel
door; central windows have architraves. No.19 [qv Berkeley Crescent nos.1-6] is a symmetrical
5-window front with a central doorway, and a brick elevation
in Berkeley Crescent (qv).
INTERIOR: Nos 12-18 rebuilt mid C20. Good joinery and plasterwork, details include an
entrance hall with a semicircular arch to a central stone
lateral dogleg stair with wrought-iron balusters and a ramped,
banded rail, cornices, panelled shutters and 6-panel doors.
HISTORICAL NOTE: a widely-used Paty design. Nos 12-18
destroyed in the war and rebuilt as replica facades.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron front basement area
railings and gates with an overthrow to No.15.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 214; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 214).

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