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Numbers 1 to 14 Lansdown Place and Attached Front Area Balustrades and Piers

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.456 / 51°27'21"N

Longitude: -2.6154 / 2°36'55"W

OS Eastings: 357335

OS Northings: 173184

OS Grid: ST573731

Mapcode National: GBR C3J.HX

Mapcode Global: VH88M.MN5P

Plus Code: 9C3VF94M+CR

Entry Name: Numbers 1 to 14 Lansdown Place and Attached Front Area Balustrades and Piers

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380774

ID on this website: 101218951

Location: Clifton Wood, 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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901-1/8/1078 (North East side)
08/01/59 (Consecutive)
Nos.1-14 Lansdown Place and attached
front area balustrades and piers


Terrace of 14 houses. 1835. By Foster and Son. Limestone
ashlar with party wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth
plan. Neoclassical style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and
basement; 2-window range.
A formal terrace with projecting end and middle 4 houses,
separated by linking sections without attics; banded ground
floor to a frieze and cornice, second-floor sill band between
giant pilasters to a frieze and modillion cornice, and coped
attic, with balustrades to linking sections. The end houses
have pilasters flanking each of 2 window, and entrances in the
return elevations.
Right-hand doorways have consoles, and margin and overlights
to 6-panel doors. Tripartite ground-floor windows, architraves
above, and tripartite windows to the first floor of the ends,
to 6/6-pane sashes, 3/3-pane attic sashes. First-floor
continuous balconies with cast-iron brackets and bowed
railings, Nos 5 & 9 with tented wrought-iron sections.
End elevations are a 4-window range with the middle broken
forward, a balustrade to the left return, and central
doorways, fenestration as the front; right-hand end has a
single-storey porch with pilasters, and a right-hand wing with
a ground-floor bow. Rear elevations of the end houses have
2-window ranges, articulated as the front.
INTERIOR: large flagged entrance hall with a stone stair which
divides below the first floor to the front and back, with
cast-iron balusters and a curtail, and a large rear
stained-glass window; timber upper stair has stick balusters
and a ramped rail; foliate cornices, 6-panel doors and
panelled shutters; fireplaces up to the attic.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron front area
balustrades, pedimented piers, and railings.
The earliest of the big mid C19 Clifton terraces with a
development of the Portland Square arrangement of raised end
and central sections. Well situated overlooking the Square,
with wide flagged pavements.

Listing NGR: ST5733573184

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