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Numbers 12 and 12a, Kingsdown Parade, and Attached Area Railings, Piers and Rear Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4612 / 51°27'40"N

Longitude: -2.5969 / 2°35'48"W

OS Eastings: 358628

OS Northings: 173752

OS Grid: ST586737

Mapcode National: GBR C7H.N1

Mapcode Global: VH88M.XJZP

Plus Code: 9C3VFC63+F6

Entry Name: Numbers 12 and 12a, Kingsdown Parade, and Attached Area Railings, Piers and Rear Garden Walls

Listing Date: 13 December 1973

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379905

Location: Bristol, BS6

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Cotham

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Matthew and St Nathanael

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/05/2016


KINGSDOWN PARADE, (South east side)
Nos.12 AND 12a and attached area railings, piers and rear garden walls

(Formerly listed as KINGSDOWN PARADE, (South West side), previously listed as: KINGSDOWN PARADE (South East side) Nos.12 AND 12A).


Attached pair of houses. Late C18. Stucco with limestone dressings, brick to rear, brick end stacks and pantile mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys, basement and attic; 4-window range. Near symmetrical front has banded rustication to a first-floor plat band, rusticated pilasters to the cornice, and a parapet. 2 centrally-placed doors, that to No.12a to left in a pedimented doorcase with pilasters to triglyphs has a plate-glass fanlight and 6-panel door, and to No.12 to right has a narrow semicircular arch with a plate-glass fanlight and C20 six-panel door. 1 ground floor window to the left, 2 to the right; 6/6-pane horned ground- and first-floor sashes, 3/6-panes to the second floor and casement dormers. At the rear, No.12 has a full-height canted bay with flush-set 6/6-pane sashes. No.12a extends back with a wide, canted mid C19 brick bay set between deep ashlar pilasters, and a C20 brick attic storey; a tented ground-floor verandah above the basement has cast-iron railings and batswing supports; 5 stepped voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes.

INTERIOR: No.12a, remodelled mid C19 hall, a re-positioned central, lateral dogleg stair with slender turned balusters and ramped rail, C18 and C19 wainscotting, panelled shutters, 6-panel doors, and fireplaces, a vaulted cellar, cistern and bread oven.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron front area railings with obelisk finials; Pennant steps and piers to rear paving of No.12a; attached to No.12 rear garden wall.
(Mellor P: A Kingsdown Collection: Bristol: 1987: 9).

Listing NGR: ST5862873752

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