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Number 8 and Attached Front Basement Walls and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4513 / 51°27'4"N

Longitude: -2.6201 / 2°37'12"W

OS Eastings: 357009

OS Northings: 172664

OS Grid: ST570726

Mapcode National: GBR C2L.GL

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JSR8

Entry Name: Number 8 and Attached Front Basement Walls and Piers

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379531

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 Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5772NW DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells
901-1/14/1425 (North side)
08/01/59 No.8
and attached front basement walls
and piers
(Formerly Listed as:
DOWRY SQUARE
No.8)

GV II

Attached house. c1725. By George Tully. Stucco over brick,
brick party wall stacks and a pantile double-pile roof.
Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and
basement; 3-window range. Part of a terrace of 3 houses
articulated by rusticated pilaster strips, with moulded
ground- and first-floor bands and a moulded coping. A
right-hand doorway has carved brackets to a
semicircular-arched shell hood (taken from St James's Square),
3-pane overlight and 6-panel door. Lintels with 5 rusticated
voussoirs to 4/4-pane sashes in flush frames, and a slate
hipped dormer. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:
attached front basement area walls, capped piers and
wrought-iron railings. Dowry Square was laid out by Tully in
1720, and building continued until 1750. Each side had a
5-window middle house and outer 3-window ones, of brick, now
altered and mostly rendered, to various designs.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 105).


Listing NGR: ST5700972664

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