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The Wylands, British Telecom Training Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4915 / 51°29'29"N

Longitude: -2.6793 / 2°40'45"W

OS Eastings: 352934

OS Northings: 177170

OS Grid: ST529771

Mapcode National: GBR JM.K6RF

Mapcode Global: VH88D.HRXZ

Entry Name: The Wylands, British Telecom Training Centre

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379960

Location: Bristol, BS11

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Shirehampton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST57NW LOWER HIGH STREET, Shirehampton
901-1/52/1750 (West side)
04/03/77 The Wylands, British Telecom
Training Centre
(Formerly Listed as:
LOWER HIGH STREET
(North side)
Post Office Regional School,
south-west District (The Wylands))

II

House, now training centre. 1905. By F Bligh Bond. Brick with
limestone dressings, brick ridge stacks and Cornish slate
hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Edwardian Baroque style. 2
storeys and attic; 5-window range.
A symmetrical front has quoins and a projecting centre, with a
swan's-neck segmental pediment on scrolled corbels and an
oculus under a swagged panel, and a 2-storey fully-glazed
oriel stair light; windows have rubbed brick flat-arches with
grotesque keys to 12/12-pane sashes, with ground-floor plat
band and shutters; deep, sprocketed eaves have brackets and
swagged, scrolled corner brackets, 5 dormers have alternate
triangular and segmental pediments and casement windows, and
an open square cupola.
The right-hand elevation has a projecting single-storey
parapeted porch: Ionic columns with barleysugar fluting to a
bracketed segmental canopy, coffered underneath, and a
semicircular-arched doorway with a timber fanlight and 6-panel
door; a semicircular-arched 2-light arcade to the left side.
To the right is a symmetrical elevation with a pedimented
centre stepped forward, a 12/12-pane ground-floor sash window
flanked by oculi, and a semicircular-arched central
first-floor window.
INTERIOR: central hall with arched openings and oval ceiling
panel, and a dogleg stair with square, moulded balusters and
newels.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 400).


Listing NGR: ST5293477170

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