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31-34, Portland Square

A Grade I Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.461 / 51°27'39"N

Longitude: -2.5863 / 2°35'10"W

OS Eastings: 359361

OS Northings: 173717

OS Grid: ST593737

Mapcode National: GBR CBH.04

Mapcode Global: VH88N.4J2W

Entry Name: 31-34, Portland Square

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208879

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380189

Location: Bristol, BS2

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashley

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Paul's

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul
901-1/6/1905 (West side)
08/01/59 Nos.31-34 (Consecutive)

GV I

Terrace of 4 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone
ashlar with a slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Mid
Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic;
3-window range. Part of a symmetrical formal composition
interrupted by Surrey Street. Rusticated ground floor,
pilasters from first-floor plat band to cornice and parapet.
Left-hand door cases have Ionic columns to entablature and
pediment and batswing fanlights, 6/6-pane sashes and dormers;
left-hand gable has semicircular-arched doorway and similar
windows above with Gibbs surrounds. Only the ground floor of
No.31 survives with the doorway filled in. INTERIOR: details
in No.33 include segmental arches between ground-floor rooms,
and curved dogleg stairs; restored c1980. Basement has
segmental-arched vaults. Part of Bristol's '...most complete
and beautiful Georgian square' (Gomme).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 209; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 209; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth
Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 53).


Listing NGR: ST5936373704

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BRISTOL

ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul
901-1/6/1905 (West side)
08/01/59 Nos.31-34 (Consecutive)

GV I

Terrace of 4 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone
ashlar with a slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Mid
Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic;
3-window range. Part of a symmetrical formal composition
interrupted by Surrey Street. Rusticated ground floor,
pilasters from first-floor plat band to cornice and parapet.
Left-hand door cases have Ionic columns to entablature and
pediment and batswing fanlights, 6/6-pane sashes and dormers;
left-hand gable has semicircular-arched doorway and similar
windows above with Gibbs surrounds. Only the ground floor of
No.31 survives with the doorway filled in. INTERIOR: details
in No.33 include segmental arches between ground-floor rooms,
and curved dogleg stairs; restored c1980. Basement has
segmental-arched vaults. Part of Bristol's '...most complete
and beautiful Georgian square' (Gomme).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 209; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 209; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth
Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 53).


Listing NGR: ST5936373704

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