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Latitude: 51.4623 / 51°27'44"N
Longitude: -2.5954 / 2°35'43"W
OS Eastings: 358734
OS Northings: 173871
OS Grid: ST587738
Mapcode National: GBR C7G.ZN
Mapcode Global: VH88M.YHSV
Plus Code: 9C3VFC63+WV
Entry Name: Devon House and Attached Front Area Railings and Gates
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1209880
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379919
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
ST5873NE KINGSDOWN PARADE, Kingsdown
901-1/5/1497 (South East side)
Devon House and attached front area
railings and gates
(Formerly Listed as:
(South East side)
Attached house. 1760. By William Paty. Limestone ashlar,
rubble basement, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Mid
Georgian style. 3 storeys and basement; 3-window range.
A rusticated ground floor to a plat band, pilasters to a
cornice and parapet. Good left-hand semicircular-arched
doorway has incised voussoirs, slim fluted columns to the
transom, an 8-light fanlight and 6-panel door; incised
voussoirs to the ground-floor, to 6/6-pane sashes, smaller on
the second floor; C20 basement windows. DEVON HOUSE is
inscribed in the plat band. In the left return is a
semicircular-arched stair window with interlacing and etched
glass. Single-storey brick block to the left has 1-window
range, a cornice and parapet, 5 stepped vousoirs to 6/6-pane
sash, and steps down in the front area to a C20 door.
INTERIOR: entrance hall with arched recesses flanking a
semicircular niche, a central lateral open-well stair with a
curtail, slender column balusters, ramped and wreathed rail
with cross banding, 6-panel doors, panelled shutters and
cornices. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron front area
railings and gates have urn finials.
(Mellor P: A Kingsdown Collection: Bristol: 1987-: 75).
Listing NGR: ST5873473871
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