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Numbers 14 to 34 (Consecutive and Attached Front Basement Area Railings

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

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Latitude: 51.4547 / 51°27'16"N

Longitude: -2.6238 / 2°37'25"W

OS Eastings: 356754

OS Northings: 173040

OS Grid: ST567730

Mapcode National: GBR C1K.MC

Mapcode Global: VH88M.GPSQ

Plus Code: 9C3VF93G+VF

Entry Name: Numbers 14 to 34 (Consecutive and Attached Front Basement Area Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380823

ID on this website: 101219389

Location: Hotwells, 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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ST5673SE WEST MALL, Clifton
901-1/7/1092 (North West side)
08/01/59 Nos.14-34 (Consecutive)
and attached front basement area
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.14-34 (Consecutive))


Terrace of 20 houses. c1843. By T Foster and W Oakley.
Limestone ashlar with party wall stacks and slate and pantile
double-pile roofs. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style with
Greek Revival details.
Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range, No.34
has 1 window to the left. A stepped terrace has a banded
ground floor to a plat band, giant pilasters to a frieze and
overlapping cornice, and coped attic storey. Right-hand
doorways have battered recessed surrounds and raised lintels
to overlights with 3 round and margin panes, and 8-panel doors
with roundels, Nos 14-22 the upper 6 panels are raised. No.4
has 1 window to the left of the doorway, and paired pilasters
to the end. 6/6-pane sashes and 3/6-panes to the attic.
Good contemporary stone first-floor balconies on cast-iron
brackets have cast-iron pedimented lattice sections separated
by panels with anthemion arched tops, cobweb spandrels and
arrow braces. Steps down to basement areas, basement doors,
and service cellars accessed though pavement. Rear elevations
have large lunette stair windows.
INTERIOR: entrance hall divided by a flat arch with guilloche
side panels, from an open stone dogleg stair with decorated
cast-iron balusters and wreathed rail, the upper numbers have
timber stairs; stone basement stair flight with wrought-iron
railings; first-floor front room has good anthemion cornices
and marble fire surround with attached Ionic columns; 6-panel
doors and panelled shutters; basement rooms have
semicircular-arched recesses and an arched passage to the
cellars, which extend out under the road.
The lower houses were supplied from one of the Clifton
springs, and have stone sinks in the basements with hand
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron bud-headed basement
area railings and gates.
Forms an important group with the matching Nos 1-31 Caledonia
Place (qv) opposite, and with Nos 1-14 West Mall (qv) and Nos
32-44 Caledonia Place (qv) is a very good, and for Clifton
uniquely formal, planned square.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 229).

Listing NGR: ST5675473040

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