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Air Balloon Hill Council Schools Instruction Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4587 / 51°27'31"N

Longitude: -2.5312 / 2°31'52"W

OS Eastings: 363190

OS Northings: 173437

OS Grid: ST631734

Mapcode National: GBR CQH.BY

Mapcode Global: VH88P.2LQM

Entry Name: Air Balloon Hill Council Schools Instruction Centre

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208458

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379786

Location: Bristol, BS5

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: St George Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Two Mile Hill St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST67SW HILLSIDE ROAD, St George
901-1/56/1840 (North side)
Air Balloon Hill Council Schools,
Instruction Centre

GV II

Instruction centre. 1905. By Latrobe and Weston. Pennant
rubble with limestone ashlar dressings, lateral stacks and
double Roman tile hipped, gabled roofs. Single-depth plan,
right-hand hall and left-hand caretaker's house. Single
storey; 6-window range hall.
A gabled right-hand end with large lunette over 3 windows, the
front has 4/4-pane sashes and a corbel table to the eaves.
2-storey house has a central lateral stack, pyramidal roof,
the left-hand corner is angled and set forward with 2 windows
and a small gable inscribed 1905 with Art Nouveau flowers. A
central doorway has wide, flat buttresses to a parapet, with a
segmental arch set back beneath a corbelled band and a panel
inscribed MANUAL INSTRUCTION CENTRE. The left return has Art
Nouveau flowers, a lateral stack and central segmental
pediment.
Part of a group with the Junior School (qv) and Infant School
(qv), and sharing many details with them. A fine composition
by one of the few Bristol architects to experiment with Art
Nouveau.


Listing NGR: ST6319073437

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Description


BRISTOL

ST67SW HILLSIDE ROAD, St George
901-1/56/1840 (North side)
Air Balloon Hill Council Schools,
Instruction Centre

GV II

Instruction centre. 1905. By Latrobe and Weston. Pennant
rubble with limestone ashlar dressings, lateral stacks and
double Roman tile hipped, gabled roofs. Single-depth plan,
right-hand hall and left-hand caretaker's house. Single
storey; 6-window range hall.
A gabled right-hand end with large lunette over 3 windows, the
front has 4/4-pane sashes and a corbel table to the eaves.
2-storey house has a central lateral stack, pyramidal roof,
the left-hand corner is angled and set forward with 2 windows
and a small gable inscribed 1905 with Art Nouveau flowers. A
central doorway has wide, flat buttresses to a parapet, with a
segmental arch set back beneath a corbelled band and a panel
inscribed MANUAL INSTRUCTION CENTRE. The left return has Art
Nouveau flowers, a lateral stack and central segmental
pediment.
Part of a group with the Junior School (qv) and Infant School
(qv), and sharing many details with them. A fine composition
by one of the few Bristol architects to experiment with Art
Nouveau.


Listing NGR: ST6319073437

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