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Stoke House, Clifton Theological College, and Attached Rear Kitchen

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stoke Bishop, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4769 / 51°28'36"N

Longitude: -2.6295 / 2°37'46"W

OS Eastings: 356376

OS Northings: 175509

OS Grid: ST563755

Mapcode National: GBR C09.CF

Mapcode Global: VH88M.C4QP

Entry Name: Stoke House, Clifton Theological College, and Attached Rear Kitchen

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380621

Location: Bristol, BS9

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Stoke Bishop

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Stoke Bishop

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5675 STOKE HILL, Stoke Bishop
901-1/31/2012 (North East side)
08/01/59 Stoke House, Clifton Theological
College, and attached rear kitchen
block
(Formerly Listed as:
STOKE HILL
(North East side)
Clifton Theological College, Stoke
House)

II*

House, now college. Dated 1669. Extended mid C18, extended and
partly refaced 1872 by Foster and Wood. Pennant rubble with
limestone dressings, ashlar end-gable stacks and tiled
double-pile roof.
Early centralised double-depth plan with a central hall.
Jacobean style with Jacobethan Revival-style refacing. 2
storeys and attic; 5-window range.
3 ogee gables and a full-height central porch; a fine late C17
ashlar doorcase has helical columns to naive Corinthian
capitals, a segmental pediment over an elliptical doorway,
with a heraldic cartouche flanked by angels, and a date panel;
above is a pedimented cross window, and to the sides of the
porch are late C17 rectangular panels with oval lights, and
broken pediments on the ground floor and segmental pediments
above; similar lights in the gables.
Either side are C19 two-storey bays with bowed fronts and 5
curved and 2 flanking plate-glass sashes with mullions and
transoms. Strapwork parapets to bays and porch; in the valley
behind a crenellated flat roof above the stair well; 3 groups
of 4 ashlar gable stacks in the plain end gables, and ogee
gables to rear either side of the stair.
INTERIOR: a quadripartite vault on carved springers to the
porch; a large central hall with vine-leaf cornice, doorways
with eared architraves and panelled reveals, and a fine C17
newel-framed stair with wainscotting, restored mid C19, with
carved splat balusters and panelled newels with open pyramid
tops and pendants; C18 dogleg stair in the right-hand rear
extension, with turned balusters and column newels and a
ramped rail; stairs to the attic have turned balusters and
panelled newels with ball finials.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached square 3-storey kitchen block to
the rear with gables to each side and cross windows.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and
Bristol: London: 1958-: 474).


Listing NGR: ST5637675509

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