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Southville Community Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Southville, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4439 / 51°26'37"N

Longitude: -2.6056 / 2°36'20"W

OS Eastings: 358009

OS Northings: 171826

OS Grid: ST580718

Mapcode National: GBR C5P.Q8

Mapcode Global: VH88M.SZD0

Entry Name: Southville Community Centre

Listing Date: 30 May 1986

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281398

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378932

Location: Bristol, BS3

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Southville

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bedminster

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


ST315871 BEAULEY ROAD, Bedminster
901-1/45/364 (North side)
30/05/86 Southville Community Centre
(Formerly Listed as:
Ashton Park Lower School including
walls, railings, gates & caretaker's


Board school, now community centre. c1895. By Edward Gabriel.
For Bristol School Board. Brick with yellow brick bands,
limestone dressings, brick lateral stacks and tiled gable
roof. H-shaped single-depth plan with classrooms round a
central hall. Subdued Flemish Renaissance style. A symmetrical
front has 3 coped gables to the ends with yellow brick bands
and mullion and transom casement windows. A central parapeted
entrance block has an ashlar doorcase with a segmental
pediment, 2-leaf C20 door, and flanking 3-light windows.
Gables each side have large tripartite windows below panels
with curved brackets to an aedicule and shell hood niche.
Larger central hall gable behind has a large
semicircular-arched window with a label, and corner stacks.
Matching rear elevation. Side elevations have projecting
gables with tripartite windows under a cornice. Right-hand
rear block has a large square lantern with a tented roof to an
open cupola and finial. Left-hand rear wing has paired gables.
INTERIOR: 4-bay hammer beam roof to the hall with turned
pendents. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: perimeter walls and
wrought-iron railings, with overthrow arches to gateways
indicating opposite BOY and GIRL entrances. A
formally-arranged school plan, possibly the first in the
Bristol Board manner of classrooms round a central hall.

Listing NGR: ST5800971826

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

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