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Market Chambers and Attached Lamp to North Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.454 / 51°27'14"N

Longitude: -2.5935 / 2°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 358859

OS Northings: 172946

OS Grid: ST588729

Mapcode National: GBR C8K.DM

Mapcode Global: VH88N.0Q97

Entry Name: Market Chambers and Attached Lamp to North Corner

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380493

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5872NE ST NICHOLAS STREET, Centre
901-1/16/666 (North side)
04/03/77 Market Chambers and attached lamp to
north corner
(Formerly Listed as:
ST NICHOLAS STREET
(North side)
Market Chambers)

GV II

Market and offices. c1849. By RS Pope. Limestone ashlar,
rendered first floor, ashlar lateral stacks, roof not visible.
Single-depth plan.
2 storeys and basement; 2-window range to St Nicholas Street,
7 to Exchange Avenue. Ground floor has plinth, impost band,
deep plat band, moulded first-floor lintel band, cornice and
parapet. Built on falling ground toward St Nicholas Street,
which has a full basement storey; the doorway in the curved
corner has long, reeded consoles to a pulvinated frieze with
MARKET CHAMBERS in raised letters, and dentil pediment with a
cartouche above crossed branches; inside is a semicircular
arch on volute corbels, split key and rocaille spandrels.
Ground-floor arcade of semicircular arches with moulded
archivolts, and 3-light plate-glass mullion windows; St
Nicholas Street end has 2 banded segmental-arched basement
entrances below the windows, and the right-hand return has
doorways at each end and the middle, with spiked iron gates,
and segmental-headed basement openings. First floor has
architraves to horned plate-glass sashes.
INTERIOR: entrance hall and dogleg stair with uncut string and
turned balusters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached corner former gas lamp with an
iron bracket and flared glass top on the N corner.
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 25).


Listing NGR: ST5885972946

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

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