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Court House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4558 / 51°27'21"N

Longitude: -2.5936 / 2°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 358853

OS Northings: 173151

OS Grid: ST588731

Mapcode National: GBR C8J.DZ

Mapcode Global: VH88N.0N7T

Entry Name: Court House

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209571

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380656

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol, Christ Church with Saint Ewen, All Saints and Saint George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5873SE TAYLOR'S COURT, Centre
901-1/11/678 (South side)
04/03/77 No.5
Court House

GV II

House, now offices. Dated 1692, restored mid C20. Roughcast,
gable and rear lateral stacks and a slate hipped roof.
Single-depth plan. Early Georgian style.
3 storeys; 6-window range. A regular front has a doorway 4
from the left with a good shell hood on acanthus brackets,
over a narrow panel inscribed IFM, 1692, and wide 2-panel
door. Restored cross windows with C20 leaded casements;
inserted doorway in the left-hand window. The left return has
a 2-centred arched second-floor mullion and transom casement
window; the rear elevation has a second-floor cross window and
small mullion window below it, and the outline of a gabled
house.
INTERIOR: entrance hall and left- and right-hand rooms with
raised early C18 panelling and fire surrounds, the hall
doorway to the right has an open segmental pediment; to the
rear a lateral stair with quarter landing, similar stair to
second floor to the right, with uncut string, panelled square
newels and thick barleysugar balusters, moulded rail, wainscot
from the ground floor and dado above; a round-headed niche on
the ground-floor quarter-landing. Reported to have been
refronted.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 100).


Listing NGR: ST5883973140

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