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Prospect House and Attached Front Basement Balustrades

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4535 / 51°27'12"N

Longitude: -2.6152 / 2°36'54"W

OS Eastings: 357350

OS Northings: 172908

OS Grid: ST573729

Mapcode National: GBR C3K.KS

Mapcode Global: VH88M.MQBL

Entry Name: Prospect House and Attached Front Basement Balustrades

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379231

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

ST5772NW CLIFTON HILL, Clifton
901-1/14/772 (North side)
08/01/59 No.2
Prospect House and attached front
basement balustrades
(Formerly Listed as:
CLIFTON HILL
(North side)
No.2
Prospect House)

GV II*

Attached house. 1765. By Thomas Paty. Render with limestone
dressings, gable stacks and a pantile hipped roof.
Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style.
3 storeys, attic and basement; 5-window range. A symmetrical
front has the middle 3 windows broken forward, plat band,
first-floor sill band, cornice and parapet, reduced for 3
hipped dormers. The doorway has a bracketed pediment, stepped
key to the Gibbs surround, narrow rectangular overlight and
C20 six-panel door. Gibbs surrounds with stepped keys to the
windows and sill blocks to the ground and second floors, one
semicircular-arched window over the doorway, 6/6-pane sashes
with thick bars to the ground-floor and middle first-floor
windows. 6/6-pane sashes to the rear. INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area balustrades
curve in to the doorway. Similar to Boyce's Buildings (qv),
and the adjoining Beresford House (qv).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 203; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 202).


Listing NGR: ST5735072908

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