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Dominions House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4537 / 51°27'13"N

Longitude: -2.5981 / 2°35'53"W

OS Eastings: 358538

OS Northings: 172910

OS Grid: ST585729

Mapcode National: GBR C7K.CR

Mapcode Global: VH88M.XQCH

Plus Code: 9C3VFC32+FQ

Entry Name: Dominions House

Listing Date: 20 March 1974

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280093

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380413

Location: Central, Bristol, BS1

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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Description



BRISTOL

ST5872NE ST AUGUSTINE'S PARADE, Centre
901-1/16/644 (West side)
20/03/74 Nos.23, 24 AND 25
Dominions House
(Formerly Listed as:
ST AUGUSTINE'S PARADE
Nos.23-25 (Consecutive)
Dominion Mansions)

GV II

Office. 1898-1905. By Arthur Blomfield-Jackson. Limestone
ashlar, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Edwardian Baroque
style with Art Nouveau details.
3 storeys; 5-window range. Very elaborate and stylistically
eclectic: wide doorways in lower outer 1-window sections, a
carriage arch to a side passage on the left, with blocked
eared architraves, console cornice and wide swan's neck
pediment with a central cartouche, paterae to soffit and
2-leaf wrought-iron gates. C20 plate-glass shop windows
separated by pilasters to raised cornices. First-floor windows
have moulded cills, jambs with impost bands and spiral tops,
and lintels with sinuous mouldings either side of the keys;
outer windows have bracketed cornices and swept pediments with
carved tympani. Middle 3 second-floor canted bay windows set
back, with pilasters to the sides rising to an overhanging
bracketed cornice: bays have attached columns to egg-and-dart
capitals and gabled cornices with leaves and shields inside,
and a panel through the pediments with carved leaves. Outer
windows have consoles to overhanging lintels and cornices.
Sashes with 9-pane/plate glass sashes, 5-pane to the outer
windows.
INTERIOR: largely remodelled c1985; rear dogleg winder stair
with cast-iron splat balusters, fireplaces, panelled reveals
and 5-panel doors. Designed to have a third-floor loggia with
cupolas and a steep roof.
(Mowl T: Bristol, The Last Age of the Merchant Princes:
Bristol: 1991-: 74).


Listing NGR: ST5853872910

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