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42, Old Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4564 / 51°27'23"N

Longitude: -2.581 / 2°34'51"W

OS Eastings: 359726

OS Northings: 173209

OS Grid: ST597732

Mapcode National: GBR CCJ.6R

Mapcode Global: VH88N.6NWC

Plus Code: 9C3VFC49+HH

Entry Name: 42, Old Market Street

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380052

Location: Bristol, BS2

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Lawrence Hill

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Philip and St Jacob with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


901-1/12/1645 (North side)
08/01/59 No.42
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.36-40, 40 AND 42 (Even))


House, now office. Early C18, restored c1980. Render with
limestone dressings, a brick side stack and a pantile hipped
roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3 storeys;
3-window range. C18 shop front, rusticated pilasters to a deep
modillion eaves cornice which returns at the ends. The fine
early C19 shop front has two 8-pane bow windows either side of
a 2-leaf door, with fluted timber pilasters to a dentil
cornice which bows out above the doorway, narrow first-floor
6/6-pane sashes beneath raised pediments, segmental to the
centre, and shorter, keyed second-floor 6/6-pane sashes, all
in flush boxes. Hipped dormer with casements, to a roof with
shallow sprocketed eaves. INTERIOR: largely remodelled c1980;
rear ground-floor fireplace set in an ashlar niche, beside a
cast-iron safe with fluted stone sides, and 2-leaf doors
above. Truncated to 2 storeys by 1974, and restored c1980.

Listing NGR: ST5972673209

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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