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Clifton High School (3 and 4 Clifton Park and Attached Area Railings and Wall)

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4584 / 51°27'30"N

Longitude: -2.6194 / 2°37'9"W

OS Eastings: 357061

OS Northings: 173445

OS Grid: ST570734

Mapcode National: GBR C2J.M2

Mapcode Global: VH88M.KL2W

Entry Name: Clifton High School (3 and 4 Clifton Park and Attached Area Railings and Wall)

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379254

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: 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

901-1/8/794

Clifton

3 AND 4 CLIFTON PARK, (North side)

Clifton High School (3 and 4 Clifton Park and attached area railings and wall)

(Formerly Listed as: Numbers 3 and 4 attached area railings and wall)

(Formerly Listed as: CLIFTON PARK (North side) Nos.3 AND 4)

04/03/77

II

Pair of attached houses, converted to a school. Circa 1850. Possibly by Charles Underwood. Limestone ashlar with lateral and party wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. Each of two storeys, attic and basement; two window range. A symmetrical front has shallow wings with banded ground floor and central panel, to a plat band, paired corner and central pilasters, to a Doric entablature with triglyphs and a cornice broken by the attic windows, and pilasters to the attic. Doorways in the ends have porches, No.3 with banded corners and a balustrade, semicircular-arched doorway and overlights, No.4 with paired pilasters and balustrade, to recessed doors with two-leaf half-glazed doors. Wings have bays with tripartite windows and balustrades, architraves to C20 ground floor casements, and two-over-two pane sashes. Tripartite windows to the rear of the doorways.

INTERIOR: tiled hall with an open-well stair in No.3, screened by semicircular arches, with cast-iron balusters, curtail and a smooth soffit, and a dogleg stair in No.4; plaster decorative scheme to front rooms, linked by a segmental arch with folding doors, marble fireplaces one with a pewter lining, one with detached columns; six-panel doors and panelled shutters.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron railings and gates, and piers, to basement areas and front garden wall.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 4 September 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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