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55, Queen Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4506 / 51°27'1"N

Longitude: -2.5961 / 2°35'45"W

OS Eastings: 358675

OS Northings: 172564

OS Grid: ST586725

Mapcode National: GBR C7L.TV

Mapcode Global: VH88M.YSFW

Entry Name: 55, Queen Square

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380260

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
901-1/16/212 (West side)
08/01/59 No.55

GV II

Attached house. Early C18. Stucco over brick with limestone
dressings, gable stacks and a pantile roof. Double-depth plan.
Early Georgian style. 3 storeys and attic; 3-window range. A
near-symmetrical front has rusticated quoins to boxed eaves.
Doorway with a good shell-hood on acanthus brackets and
4-panel door. Plate-glass sashes in exposed frames, and a wide
C20 dormer. INTERIOR: central lateral dogleg winder stair,
2-panel doors with HL hinges, and fireplaces with eared
surrounds. HISTORICAL NOTE: Queen Square was built between
1701 and 1727, to varied width leases and similar designs.
No.55 survived the destruction of much of the W side in the
1831 Reform Bill riots.
(Andor Gomme, Michael Jenner and Bryan Little: Bristol An
architectural history: Bristol: 1979-: 95; Walter Ison: The
Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 140).


Listing NGR: ST5867572564

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Description


BRISTOL

ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE
901-1/16/212 (West side)
08/01/59 No.55

GV II

Attached house. Early C18. Stucco over brick with limestone
dressings, gable stacks and a pantile roof. Double-depth plan.
Early Georgian style. 3 storeys and attic; 3-window range. A
near-symmetrical front has rusticated quoins to boxed eaves.
Doorway with a good shell-hood on acanthus brackets and
4-panel door. Plate-glass sashes in exposed frames, and a wide
C20 dormer. INTERIOR: central lateral dogleg winder stair,
2-panel doors with HL hinges, and fireplaces with eared
surrounds. HISTORICAL NOTE: Queen Square was built between
1701 and 1727, to varied width leases and similar designs.
No.55 survived the destruction of much of the W side in the
1831 Reform Bill riots.
(Andor Gomme, Michael Jenner and Bryan Little: Bristol An
architectural history: Bristol: 1979-: 95; Walter Ison: The
Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 140).


Listing NGR: ST5867572564

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