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Latitude: 51.4528 / 51°27'10"N
Longitude: -2.6262 / 2°37'34"W
OS Eastings: 356580
OS Northings: 172835
OS Grid: ST565728
Mapcode National: GBR C1L.21
Mapcode Global: VH88M.FRG4
Entry Name: The Colonnade and Attached Front Garden Railings
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1208848
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379824
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
ST5672NE HOTWELL ROAD, Hotwells
901-1/13/1464 (East side)
08/01/59 Nos.414-420 (Even)
The Colonnade and attached front
(Formerly Listed as:
Terrace of 4 houses. 1786. Built by Samuel Powell, not
completed. Brick with limestone dressings, brick party walls
stacks and a pantile hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Mid
Georgian style. Each of 2 storeys; 3-window range.
A concave crescent of 2 near-symmetrical pairs has the
first-floor projecting on a Tuscan colonnade with a timber
entablature, stone cornice and parapet, the ground floor set
back and articulated by fluted timber pilasters to the
openings. Each pair has an outer entrance with 6-pane
overlight, reeded transom and 6-panel door, the upper 4 raised
with cut out corners; fluted sill band below two 8/8-pane
sashes. Projecting first floor has 5 stepped voussoirs to
6/6-pane sashes and wrought-iron basket baconies with arched
railings and quatrefoils. No.418 has a later attic storey set
back. No.414 is wider with a third ground-floor window to the
right and 4 first-floor windows.
INTERIOR: ground floor with full-width front room, an open
flat arch to a raised rear room, and a side dogleg winder
stair with stick balusters and a ramped rail.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron spear-headed
railings and gates to flagged pavement below the colonnade and
to the front garden. HISTORICAL NOTE: erected by Samuel Powell
as a row of shops, not completed, for visitors to the hot
wells. A unique arrangement in Bristol.
(Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 213;
The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and
Bristol: London: 1958-: 438).
Listing NGR: ST5658072835
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