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Numbers 3 and 4 and Attached Front Garden Walls, Piers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke Bishop, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4721 / 51°28'19"N

Longitude: -2.6304 / 2°37'49"W

OS Eastings: 356311

OS Northings: 174978

OS Grid: ST563749

Mapcode National: GBR C0C.54

Mapcode Global: VH88M.C88B

Plus Code: 9C3VF9C9+RR

Entry Name: Numbers 3 and 4 and Attached Front Garden Walls, Piers and Gates

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379833

Location: Bristol, BS9

County: 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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Description


BRISTOL

ST5674 IVYWELL ROAD, Sneyd Park
901-1/34/1805 (North East side)
04/03/77 Nos.3 AND 4
and attached front garden walls,
piers and gates
(Formerly Listed as:
IVYWELL ROAD
Nos.3 AND 4)

GV II

Pair of attached houses. c1860. Pennant ashlar with limestone
dressings, ashlar ridge and gable stacks and a slate
cross-gabled valley roof. Irregular double-depth plan. Gothic
Revival style. 3 storeys and basement; 4-window range.
A picturesque composition has varied fenestration, mostly with
ogee-headed casements, and roofline. No.3 to the right has a
projecting gable with a right-hand crenellated tower, with
steps and balustrade up to a 2-centre arched doorway with a
plain C20 door; above the door is a narrow canted oriel with
ogee-headed lights and a stone roof, and a second-storey
3-light mullion and transom window; to the left is a canted
9-light timber oriel with a swept, tiled roof, a 3-light
mullion and transom window on the first floor and plain
mullion second-floor window.
No.4 has a similar doorway in the 2-storey porch below the
left end gable; on the front is a wide 2-storey bay with
8-light mullion and transom windows, linked to the front gable
of No.3 by a curved continuation of the bay, and with a dormer
above.
The left rear gable has an octagonal turret; right end has a
crenellated porch and railed first-floor parapet. Rear
2-storey oriel. Linked ranges of octagonal stacks with
cornices to the rear end gables and front ridge. INTERIOR not
inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front garden wall has banded
rustication and piers with weathered caps, and No.4 has
cast-iron spear-headed gates.
An exceptionally well-designed and massed composition, the
architect unknown but clearly influenced by Ecclesiological
architecture of the period.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 287).


Listing NGR: ST5631174978

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