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52 and 53, Queen Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4504 / 51°27'1"N

Longitude: -2.5961 / 2°35'45"W

OS Eastings: 358674

OS Northings: 172551

OS Grid: ST586725

Mapcode National: GBR C7L.TX

Mapcode Global: VH88M.YSFZ

Entry Name: 52 and 53, Queen Square

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380258

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 St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE
901-1/16/210 (West side)
08/01/59 Nos.52 AND 53
(Formerly Listed as:
QUEEN SQUARE
(West side)
Nos.46-55 (Consecutive))

GV II

Pair of attached houses. c1833. Limestone ashlar, gable stacks
and a pantile roof. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style.
Each of 3 storeys and attic; 2-window range. Recessed strips
to party walls, banded ground floor to a plat band, frieze,
cornice and parapet. Outer doorways have fluted pilasters to
an entablature and cornice, rectangular overlight and 4-panel
doors. Ground floor 8/8-pane sashes, 6/6-panes above, with
pedimented lintels with wreaths on the first floor; 2 dormers
to No.53, 1 to No.52.
INTERIOR: extensively modernised; entrance hall with guilloche
cornice, and a rear lateral open dogleg stair with turned
balusters and ramped rail.
Queen Square was built between 1701 and 1727. Much of the W
side was rebuilt after the 1831 Reform Bill riots.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 228; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 140).


Listing NGR: ST5867472551

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


BRISTOL

ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE
901-1/16/210 (West side)
08/01/59 Nos.52 AND 53
(Formerly Listed as:
QUEEN SQUARE
(West side)
Nos.46-55 (Consecutive))

GV II

Pair of attached houses. c1833. Limestone ashlar, gable stacks
and a pantile roof. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style.
Each of 3 storeys and attic; 2-window range. Recessed strips
to party walls, banded ground floor to a plat band, frieze,
cornice and parapet. Outer doorways have fluted pilasters to
an entablature and cornice, rectangular overlight and 4-panel
doors. Ground floor 8/8-pane sashes, 6/6-panes above, with
pedimented lintels with wreaths on the first floor; 2 dormers
to No.53, 1 to No.52.
INTERIOR: extensively modernised; entrance hall with guilloche
cornice, and a rear lateral open dogleg stair with turned
balusters and ramped rail.
Queen Square was built between 1701 and 1727. Much of the W
side was rebuilt after the 1831 Reform Bill riots.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 228; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 140).


Listing NGR: ST5867472551

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