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Numbers 3 to 16 (Consecutive) and Attached Front Basement Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.455 / 51°27'17"N

Longitude: -2.6124 / 2°36'44"W

OS Eastings: 357541

OS Northings: 173065

OS Grid: ST575730

Mapcode National: GBR C4K.58

Mapcode Global: VH88M.NPRH

Plus Code: 9C3VF93Q+X2

Entry Name: Numbers 3 to 16 (Consecutive) and Attached Front Basement Area Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380932

ID on this website: 101282035

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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ST5773SE YORK PLACE, Clifton
901-1/9/1152 (North West side)
08/01/59 Nos.3-16 (Consecutive)
and attached front basement area
(Formerly Listed as:
YORK PLACE, Bristol 8
Nos.3-16 (Consecutive))


Terrace of 14 houses. c1790. Possibly by William Paty.
Limestone ashlar and render, party wall stacks and slate and
pantile mansard roofs. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style.
Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range, Nos 3,
4 & 12-15 of 2 windows.
Terrace articulated by pilaster strips to a cornice and
parapet, Nos 5, 11 & 16 break forward, No.7 has a rusticated
ground floor and vermiculated basement, with plat bands to Nos
7 & 8. Left-hand doorcases have pilasters to entablature
blocks with triglyphs and pediment, semicircular-arched
doorways, metal fanlights and 6-panel doors. Entrance to No.16
in the right return has a central semicircular-arched doorway
with blocked surround, and first-floor oriel on cast-iron
columns; to the rear is a first-floor bowed oriel on tall
cast-iron columns. 6/6-pane sashes, No.16 has first-floor
6/6/6-pane triple sashes, and various C20 dormers. First-floor
balcony to No.10 has cast-iron brackets and decorative
railings and stanchions, and arched tented roof.
INTERIOR: entrance halls divided by semicircular-arched
doorways to rear dogleg stairs with stick balusters, column
newels and ramped rails; some with central lateral stairs.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached spear-headed basement area
railings and gates with finials; elaborate cast-iron railings
with spiked heads to No.10.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 221).

Listing NGR: ST5754173065

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