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59 and 61, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4552 / 51°27'18"N

Longitude: -2.5931 / 2°35'35"W

OS Eastings: 358883

OS Northings: 173077

OS Grid: ST588730

Mapcode National: GBR C8K.H6

Mapcode Global: VH88N.0PGB

Plus Code: 9C3VFC44+3P

Entry Name: 59 and 61, Broad Street

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379015

Location: Central, Bristol, BS1

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol, Christ Church with Saint Ewen, All Saints and Saint George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Description


BRISTOL

ST5873SE BROAD STREET, Centre
901-1/11/533 (North East side)
04/03/77 Nos.59 AND 61

GV II

Pair of attached offices. c1850. Limestone ashlar, roof not
visible. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. Each of 3
storeys; 1-window range. A symmetrical front has C20 shop
fronts, the left-hand one boarded at time of review, that to
the right with right-hand doorway, and a timber cornice;
pilasters above with acanthus capitals, frieze and fluted
brackets to a deep bracketed cornice. The left-hand return
with similar articulation and random ashlar. At the base of
the pilasters are small pedestals, with cast-iron railing
between of palmettes. Windows have architraves, with
first-floor moulded consoles to cornices and French windows,
second floor eared to 6/6-pane sashes, and third-floor eared
to 3/3-pane sashes. INTERIOR not inspected. The return has
similar stonework to the Grand Hotel (qv), and the pair may
have been rebuilt c1869.
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 9; Crick C: Victorian Buildings in Bristol:
Bristol: 1975-: 46; Winstone R: Bristol As It Was: Bristol:
1911/16).


Listing NGR: ST5888373077

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