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Number 16 (Part)

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4528 / 51°27'10"N

Longitude: -2.6244 / 2°37'27"W

OS Eastings: 356709

OS Northings: 172829

OS Grid: ST567728

Mapcode National: GBR C1L.H2

Mapcode Global: VH88M.GRF5

Plus Code: 9C3VF93G+46

Entry Name: Number 16 (Part)

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380208

ID on this website: 101209543

Location: Hotwells, Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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901-1/13/929 (South West side)
08/01/59 Nos.1-10 (Consecutive)


Includes: No.16 (PART) THE PARAGON Clifton.
Terrace of 5 attached pairs. c1796. By William Paty. Rendered
with limestone dressings, brick party wall and lateral stacks,
and pantile and slate mansard roofs. Double-depth plan. Late
Georgian style.
Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range.
Originally paired 3-storey houses with outer doorways, linked
by single-storey blocks, articulated by pilaster strips with a
plat band, cornice and parapet; Nos 7 & 8 formed the
centrepiece with a pediment across the party wall and a relief
of the Black Prince and Prince of Wales' feathers.
Doorcases have pilaster strips set forward to a cornice,
semicircular-arched doorway with a fanlight, and 6-panel door,
the top pair glazed. No.1 has a single-storey ashlar porch
with a cornice, and the left-hand block is part of No.16 The
Paragon (qv). 6/6-pane sashes, 3/3-panes to the second floor,
single 8/8-pane basement sash, and single dormers with paired
2/2-pane sashes; No.1 has a shallow 2-storey bow with triple
6/6-pane sashes and fluted architraves, and slate to the lower
section of the roof. No.3 has triple horned ground-floor
windows to the side block. No.4 has a second storey added to
the right-hand block, with a raking parapet, and an oculus to
the second floor. No.5 has a second floor to the side block as
No.4, and plate-glass sashes.
No.6 has a single-storey banded porch with a moulded coping,
recessed doorway with a rectangular fanlight of 3 circles and
8-panel door with roundels; right-hand block extended to the
full height. Nos 7 & 8 have full-height side blocks; No.8 has
an 1830 Grecian single-storey porch with paired pilasters,
cornice and raised central panel with fan reliefs, rectangular
overlight with batswing fanlight, and 8-panel door with
roundels. Nos 9 & 10 have full-height side blocks, the inner
pilaster removed from No.10, both with porches as No.8 and
2-leaf doors with single panels.
INTERIOR: entrance halls with dogleg stairs to the front with
stick balusters, ramped rail and curtail, stone fire
surrounds, 6-panel doors and panelled shutters.
Designed as a terrace of 7 pairs and known as Prince of Wales'
Crescent. Although the link blocks have been altered, this
terrace is a significant example of the so-called
"quasi-semi-detached" form of terrace, first appearing on the
1794 map of the Eyre estate in St John's Wood, London: it
achieved greater popularity in the Regency period, as at
Lansdown Place in Cheltenham.
Nos 3, 4 & 5 were listed on 4.3.77.
(Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 224;
Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 224).

Listing NGR: ST5670972829

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