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Latitude: 51.4511 / 51°27'3"N
Longitude: -2.6197 / 2°37'10"W
OS Eastings: 357036
OS Northings: 172639
OS Grid: ST570726
Mapcode National: GBR C2L.KN
Mapcode Global: VH88M.JSYG
Entry Name: Number 12 and Attached Front Area Railings and Piers
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206485
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379535
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
ST5772NW DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells
901-1/14/1429 (East side)
and attached front area railings and
(Formerly Listed as:
House, now school. Dated 1750. Possibly designed by Thomas
Paty. Built by Richard Matthews. Roughcast with limestone
dressings, gable stacks and a pantile double-pile roof.
Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and
bsement; 5-window range.
A symmetrical front has rusticated pilaster strips to a
moulded coping. The doorway has curved steps up, and shallow
blocked jambs and a stepped key to an 8-panel door. Cambered
heads with 5 stepped voussoirs, with a console pediment to the
centre on the first floor and a console cornice to the second
floor above, to 6/6-pane ground- and first-floor sashes, with
thick bars on the first floor, and 3/6-panes on the second;
late C18 timber canted bay to the right has 8/8-pane sashes in
flush frames. Rear elevation has a central shallow, gabled
INTERIOR: entrance passage divided by a semicircular arch with
key and cornice, rear dogleg stair with uncut string, column
balusters and paired newels, and a ramped, moulded rail; plain
fire surrounds, 4-panel doors and panelled shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front area walls, railings and
piers. Dowry Square was laid out by George Tully in 1720, and
building continued until 1750.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 105; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 156).
Listing NGR: ST5703672639
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