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Eaton House and Attached Front Garden Walls, Piers and Gates glenavon and Attached Front Garden Walls, Piers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4625 / 51°27'44"N

Longitude: -2.6251 / 2°37'30"W

OS Eastings: 356668

OS Northings: 173906

OS Grid: ST566739

Mapcode National: GBR C1G.BL

Mapcode Global: VH88M.GH2Q

Entry Name: Eaton House and Attached Front Garden Walls, Piers and Gates glenavon and Attached Front Garden Walls, Piers and Gates

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379210

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

ST5673NE CLIFTON DOWN, Clifton
901-1/1/752 (North East side)
04/03/77 Eaton House and Glenavon and
attached front garden walls, piers
and gates
(Formerly Listed as:
CLIFTON DOWN
Glenavon and Eaton House)

GV II

Pair of attached houses. 1853. Limestone ashlar with ridge
stacks and pantile and slate hipped roof. Double-depth plan.
Italianate style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement;
3-window range.
A symmetrical front has outer towers with attic storeys with
clasping rusticated quoin strips, modillion cornices and
panelled parapets, and similar strips flanking the middle
windows to wide timber segmental pediments; cornices above
each floor break out over the quoins, first-floor sill band,
and a modillion cornice linking the pediments. The towers have
open, keyed arches to tiled entrance lobbies with side niches,
and panelled, semicircular-arched timber doorways with
plate-glass fanlights and large 2-leaf 4-panel doors with
lozenge panels in the lower ones.
3 matching ground-floor windows have 2/2-pane sashes with
margin bars, and a blind one to the centre; first-floor
windows have strapwork balconies with panelled dies, bowed to
the towers, with 6/6-pane sashes; second-floor windows to the
tower have architraves with ears and curved shoulders and
segmental pediments, and square windows above with eared and
shouldered surrounds and 3/3-pane sashes.
The sides are rendered with a central tripartite stair light,
and projecting 4 storey towers to the back with linked oculi
to the attic. Rear elevation has an arcade of 16
semicircular-arched attic windows on square piers, and oculi
at the ends. INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached squared, coursed rubble walls to
front garden, battered to the base with bracketed coping,
ashlar piers and timber gates with decorative cast-iron
panels.
Part of a group of 4 imposing houses facing the Down.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 279).


Listing NGR: ST5666873906

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