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Numbers 18 and 20 Including Part of Number 22

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4551 / 51°27'18"N

Longitude: -2.6208 / 2°37'14"W

OS Eastings: 356961

OS Northings: 173082

OS Grid: ST569730

Mapcode National: GBR C2K.97

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JPBD

Plus Code: 9C3VF94H+2M

Entry Name: Numbers 18 and 20 Including Part of Number 22

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380683

ID on this website: 101209873

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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ST5673SE THE MALL, Clifton
901-1/7/1060 (North East side)
08/01/59 Nos.18 AND 20
including part of No.22
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.18, 20 AND 24-28 (Even))


Part of assembly rooms, now pair of attached houses and shops.
1806-9. By Francis Greenway. Interior by Joseph Kay. Altered
1860 by JH Hirst. Limestone ashlar, party wall stacks and
slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan.
3 storeys; 8-window range. 1860 ashlar shop fronts project
beneath plain 1809 upper floors with 1:2:2:3 windows; the
second and fourth sections are broken forward, a shallow bow
to the latter, with a thin cornice to the left and a deeper
one to the bow.
2 matching shop fronts have left-hand doorways in shallow
recesses with pilasters and semicircular arches with tall
keys, slate spandrels and doors set back, that to No.18 with
paired 6-panel doors beneath two 6/6-pane sashes. Right-hand
shallow canted bays have slender cast-iron columns with small
foliate capitals to 3 moulded semicircular arches with
elaborate carved keys and spandrels with flowers, and
plate-glass windows; dentil cornice and parapet with pierced
sections over the windows of small semicircles. The bow has
2/2-pane sashes, 6/6-pane sashes to the left, and 3/3-pane
second-floor sashes. Rear elevation has late C19 first-floor
window with stained glass leaded lights.
INTERIOR: No.20 has an arcade of 4 semicircular arches with
columns as the front, cornice all round and a coved ceiling.
No.18 has a deep balcony across rear of ground floor with a
wrought-iron railing. Part of the first floor is included in
No.22, The Clifton Club (qv).
Originally the right-hand wing of the Assembly Rooms,
consisting of a pair of houses with rusticated basements as
No.22 (qv), and doorways in the recessed sections.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 218; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 132).

Listing NGR: ST5696173082

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