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Latitude: 51.4628 / 51°27'45"N
Longitude: -2.6255 / 2°37'31"W
OS Eastings: 356645
OS Northings: 173938
OS Grid: ST566739
Mapcode National: GBR C1G.8H
Mapcode Global: VH88M.FHWH
Entry Name: Tellisford House and Attached Front Garden Walls, Piers and Gates trinmore and Attached Front Garden Walls, Piers and Gates
Listing Date: 4 March 1977
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205772
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379217
Location: Bristol, BS8
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
901-1/1/758 (North East side)
04/03/77 Tellisford House and Trinmore and
attached front garden walls, piers
(Formerly Listed as:
Trinmore and Tellisford)
Pair of attached houses. 1853. Built by William Baker. Squared
sandstone rubble with limestone dressings, party wall and
gable stacks and double-pile slate cross-gabled roof with
bands of hexagonal slates. Double-depth plan. Jacobethan
3 storeys; 7-window range. A broadly symmetrical pair has
recessed end entrance sections with kneelers to ogee gables
and finials, and a heavy full-width ground-floor cornice.
Entrances have rusticated square piers, with blocked columns
set inside them to a raised lintel on carved brackets, and
faceted panels each side; tiled lobbies have arched side
windows with stained-glass margin panes, to doorways with
Ionic 3/4 terms to semicircular arches, 5-light fanlights and
4-panel doors with lozenges in the lower ones. Mullion windows
have surrounds with decorative curved sections to top, sides
and bottom: ground-floor windows with transoms, those on the
first floor with oval panels to aprons and raised cornices.
Tellisford has a 3-window inner range including a central
2-storey, 3-light bow topped by a large curved parapet with a
carved oval panel; Trinmore has a 2-window range, the
left-hand windows in a large ogee gable set forward, with
3-light ground- and first-floor windows and a stone balcony on
the first floor. The second-floor windows form half dormers
with cornices and swan's neck pediments, breaking through a
parapet with gableted dies. 2/2-pane sashes.
The left return has a rear 4-storey square tower with
machicolated overhanging crenellated parapet, and a
first-floor canted oriel with moulded base and weathered top,
and stained glass margin panes. The right return has a wide
first-floor 6-light mullion window, and rear gable with an
oculus. Rear has projecting wings with 2-storey canted ashlar
bays, and keyed oculi. Stacks have raised panels separated by
faceted squares. INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached squared, coursed rubble walls
extend approx 80m round the front garden, battered to the base
with bracketed coping, ashlar piers with finials, and timber
gates with decorative cast-iron panels. Part of a group of 4
imposing houses facing the Downs.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 279).
Listing NGR: ST5664573938
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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