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Leny and Attached Gateway and Front Garden Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4586 / 51°27'31"N

Longitude: -2.6181 / 2°37'4"W

OS Eastings: 357155

OS Northings: 173477

OS Grid: ST571734

Mapcode National: GBR C2H.XY

Mapcode Global: VH88M.KLSN

Plus Code: 9C3VF95J+FQ

Entry Name: Leny and Attached Gateway and Front Garden Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206036

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379256

Location: Clifton, 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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901-1/8/796 (North side)
04/03/77 Nos.6 AND 7
Leny (6), and attached gateway and
front garden walls and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.6 AND 7)


Pair of attached houses. c1830. Limestone ashlar with external
and party wall stacks and a slate roof. Double-depth plan.
Tudor Gothic Revival style. Each of 2 storeys, basement and
attic; 2-window range.
A symmetrical front has projecting wings with small raised
gables, shallow first-floor and attic drip courses, moulded
parapet, blind windows to the party wall, and side entrances.
Shallow, canted outer 3-light bays have a wavy running
moulding below the parapet and Tudor-arched windows to
4/4-pane sashes, and similar arched windows to the attic
above; the rest have very shallow architraves, with 6/6-pane
sashes, 3/3-pane to the middle attic windows, some with
surviving Tudor-arched top panes.
Right-hand return has a central open porch, a Tudor-arched
doorway with a hoodmould, a pitched parapet with wavy
mouldings, to a Tudor-arched 2-leaf half-glazed door; above is
a shallow, gabled projection with a second-floor Tudor-arched
window, a right-hand bay has paired 4/4-pane sashes, and
left-hand external stack. Similar left-hand return has a
2-storey left-hand porch with cinquefoil-headed windows and
machicolated parapet, attached to a left-hand 2-storey bay
with mullion and transom windows and crenellated parapet.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached ashlar gateway to No.6 has a
semicircular-arched doorway with panelled surround, between
Jacobethan pilasters, and a cartouche inscribed LENY; rubble
front garden walls, panelled piers and railings with
fleur-de-lys heads.
The earliest of two fine pairs of Tudor Gothic villas; Nos 8 &
9 (qv) comprise a later but more ornate example.

Listing NGR: ST5715573477

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