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Rodney Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4564 / 51°27'23"N

Longitude: -2.6193 / 2°37'9"W

OS Eastings: 357064

OS Northings: 173228

OS Grid: ST570732

Mapcode National: GBR C2J.MR

Mapcode Global: VH88M.KN4D

Entry Name: Rodney Lodge

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379225

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

ST5773SW CLIFTON DOWN ROAD, Clifton
901-1/8/768 (East side)
04/03/77 Rodney Lodge

GV II

House, now college. c1770. Extended and altered 1884 by C
Hansom. Limestone ashlar and render, party wall stacks and a
slate hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style with
late Victorian alterations and extension. 3 storeys, 2-storey
wings; 8-window range.
Presumably a Palladian house, considerably altered: 3-window
centre has a projecting 1884 ground floor, C18 upper floors
with modillion cornice and parapet. Banded ground floor with a
balustrade, architrave to segmental-arched doorway with
overlight and 8-panel door, a segmental pediment on the
balustrade above, and carved consoles. Segmental arches over
paired ground-floor windows with eared architraves and keys.
First-floor windows have C19 architraves, moulded keys and
shallow segmental pediments to 4/4-pane sashes, and shallow
surrounds to 3/3-pane second-floor sashes.
The left-hand block has rusticated ground floor and rendered
first floor, a left-hand doorway with Gibbs surround,
overlight and 6-panel door, and 2 first-floor windows with
ashlar surrounds to 6/6-panes sashes. The C19 right-hand block
has first- and second-floor cornices, central doorway with
banded jambs and a deep bracketed canopy, Gibbs surrounds to
ground-floor windows, plain first-floor windows above and a
central elliptical-arched window with a pediment and
cartouche; plate-glass sashes. Rear elevation fairly unaltered
with a large central stair light with semicircular-arched
galzing bars.
INTERIOR: some C18 features, a dogleg winder stair in the
left-hand block with stick balusters and column newels, mostly
C19, including an open-well stair to the centre, 6-panel doors
and cornices; fine fireplaces have Wedgwood panels.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 263).


Listing NGR: ST5706473228

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