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Latitude: 51.4606 / 51°27'38"N
Longitude: -2.6146 / 2°36'52"W
OS Eastings: 357396
OS Northings: 173695
OS Grid: ST573736
Mapcode National: GBR C3H.P7
Mapcode Global: VH88M.MKM4
Entry Name: Numbers 12 and 13 and Attached Railings and Piers
Listing Date: 31 July 1970
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1204590
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379042
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
ST5773NW BUCKINGHAM VALE, Clifton
901-1/2/702 (East side)
31/07/70 Nos.12 AND 13
and attached railings and piers
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.12 AND 13)
Pair of attached houses. c1845. Limestone ashlar with party
wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical
style. Each of 2 storeys and basement; 2-window range.
A fine composition with an Ionic tetrastyle-in-antis temple
front, with a full entablature and dentil pediment with scroll
and wreath in the tympanum. Set back behind is the house with
outer, lower 1-window entrance blocks with moulded parapet and
scrolled brackets to the sides of the centre, and open
entrances with subsidiary Ionic distyle-in-antis porches, to
recessed doorways with overlights and 2-panel doors.
Architraves to tripartite central ground-floor 4/4-pane
flanked by 2/2-pane sashes, the rest 6/6-pane sashes with
moulded cills. Side elevations have semicircular-arched stair
INTERIOR: No.13 has an entrance hall divided by an elliptical
arch with Ionic capitals, a right-hand stair flight with
turned balusters and curtail, central lateral first-floor
attic stair, ground-floor rooms connected by folding panelled
doors, a good marble fireplace with Ionic capitals, heavy
cornices, bracketed in the stair hall, panelled shutters and
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached spear-headed front garden
railings, gates and 2 pairs of rusticated piers with pediment
caps. A particularly well resolved solution to the problem of
applying a Classical temple front to 2 houses. Built by the
developer of the whole street, the last house for himself. The
wreath was a favoured motif of RS Pope.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 268).
Listing NGR: ST5739673695
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