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Latitude: 51.4734 / 51°28'24"N
Longitude: -2.6279 / 2°37'40"W
OS Eastings: 356487
OS Northings: 175128
OS Grid: ST564751
Mapcode National: GBR C0B.QN
Mapcode Global: VH88M.D7L9
Entry Name: Numbers 41 and 43 and Attached Garden Walls and Piers with Ball Finials
Listing Date: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206268
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379517
Location: Bristol, BS9
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Stoke Bishop
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Stoke Bishop
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5675 DOWNLEAZE, Sneyd Park
901-1/31/1797 (North West side)
Nos.41 AND 43
and attached garden walls and piers
with ball finials
Pair of attached houses. c1896. By Henry Dare Bryan. Snecked
limestone rubble and dressings, tilehanging, brick ridge and
diagonally-set lateral stacks and tile hipped and gabled roof.
Double-depth plan. Queen Anne style.
3 storeys; 2-window range. A symmetrical pair with the
entrances in the sides, projecting outer gables linked across
the ground floor with stone-framed windows. Carved doorcases
have terms flanking a mullion overlight and swan's neck
pediment, to an elliptical-arched battened 2-leaf door. No.39
has a porte cochere with a hipped roof and Doric columns to
the wall between the houses.
The gables have bows with 5-light windows and a parapet;
3-light first-floor windows above have small pediments cutting
a string, and 4-light second-floor windows with a central king
mullion; finials flank a steep, segmental-pedimented gable
with a keyed oculus. Between are 3-light ground-floor windows
with a balcony above with ball finials; the upper storeys are
set back with 3-light windows beneath coved eaves and large
The lower floors have plate-glass casements with glazing bars
above the transoms. The rear elevation has semicircular-arched
stair lights and a single-storey service block.
INTERIOR: hall screen with stained-glass door and side lights,
central hall with elliptical arch to dogleg staircase which
has turned balusters and large newels, 5-panel doors, rear
kitchens with built-in dressers, fireplaces and cornices.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front garden walls and piers
with ball finials. Stongly influenced by Norman Shaw's Bedford
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 398).
Listing NGR: ST5648775128
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