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Numbers 1 to 31 and Attached Front Basement Area Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4544 / 51°27'15"N

Longitude: -2.6224 / 2°37'20"W

OS Eastings: 356850

OS Northings: 173006

OS Grid: ST568730

Mapcode National: GBR C1K.YH

Mapcode Global: VH88M.HPHY

Entry Name: Numbers 1 to 31 and Attached Front Basement Area Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379047

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5672NE CALEDONIA PLACE, Clifton
901-1/13/706 (South East side)
08/01/59 Nos.1-31 (Consecutive)
and attached front basement area
railings
(Formerly Listed as:
CALEDONIA PLACE
Nos.1-31 (Consecutive))

GV II*

Terrace of 31 houses. c1843. By T Foster and W Okely.
Limestone ashlar with party wall stacks and slate and pantile
double-pile roofs. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style with
Greek Revival details. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement;
3-window range.
A stepped terrace has a banded ground floor to a plat band,
giant pilasters to a frieze and overlapping cornice, and coped
attic storey. Left-hand doorways have battered recessed
surrounds and raised lintels to overlights with 3 round and
margin panes, and 8-panel doors with roundels. 6/6-pane
sashes, 6-9-panes on the first floor, and 3/6-panes to the
attic.
Good contemporary stone first-floor balconies on cast-iron
brackets have wrought-iron lattice sections separated by
panels with anthemion arched tops, cobweb spandrels and arrow
braces. Steps down to basement areas, basement doors and
service cellars in front, accessed through the pavement. Rear
elevations have large semicircular-arched stair windows, most
now half concealed by service blocks. INTERIOR not inspected.
See Nos 14-34 West Mall (qv).
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron bud-headed basement
area railings and gates. Oval Pennant mounting blocks across
the pavement. Forms an important group with the matching Nos
14-34 West Mall (qv) opposite, Nos 32-44 Caledonia Place, and
Nos.1-13 West Mall, in a very good and for Clifton uniquely
formal planned square. HISTORICAL NOTE: Lord Macaulay lived at
No.12 in 1852.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 229).


Listing NGR: ST5685073006

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