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Devon House and Attached Front Area Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


901-1/5/1497 (South East side)
08/01/59 No.34A
Devon House and attached front area
railings and gates
(Formerly Listed as:
(South East side)
Devon House)


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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