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Latitude: 51.4632 / 51°27'47"N
Longitude: -2.621 / 2°37'15"W
OS Eastings: 356956
OS Northings: 173986
OS Grid: ST569739
Mapcode National: GBR C2G.8B
Mapcode Global: VH88M.JH75
Entry Name: Bristol Zoological Gardens, Giraffe House
Listing Date: 4 March 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205725
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379206
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
ST5673NE CLIFTON DOWN, Clifton
901-1/1/748 (South East side)
04/03/77 Bristol Zoological Gardens, Giraffe
Giraffe house. Mid C19. Possibly by Charles Hansom. Brandon
Hill Grit rubble with limestone dressings, and tiled
cross-gabled roof with bands of black round-ended tiles. Open
plan. Tudor Gothic Revival style. 2 storeys and attic;
2-window range. Front has a right-hand gable, with ashlar
quoins to overhanging eaves, and dressings to openings with
ovolo mouldings. Right-hand 2-storey segmental-arched doorway
with paired attic windows above, tall left-hand 2-centred
arched doorway, with matching windows above. 2 small gabled
dormers. Right-hand return has a pair of gables, right-hand
doorway, 2 pairs of first-floor windows and a single
second-floor window. Mid C20 rear extension. INTERIOR: open to
the roof. A period villa in Hansom's manner, adapted to
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 14).
Listing NGR: ST5695673986
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