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St Vincent's Rocks Hotel and Attached Front Area Walls, Railings and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4542 / 51°27'15"N

Longitude: -2.6252 / 2°37'30"W

OS Eastings: 356654

OS Northings: 172988

OS Grid: ST566729

Mapcode National: GBR C1K.9K

Mapcode Global: VH88M.GQ02

Plus Code: 9C3VF93F+MW

Entry Name: St Vincent's Rocks Hotel and Attached Front Area Walls, Railings and Piers

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380530

ID on this website: 101282120

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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ST5672NE SION HILL, Clifton
901-1/13/1016 (East side)
08/01/59 No.1
St Vincent's Rocks Hotel and
attached front area walls, railings
and piers
(Formerly Listed as:
St Vincent's Rocks Hotel)


House, now hotel. c1800. Converted late C19 by JH Hirst.
Limestone ashlar, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Late
Georgian style.
4 storeys and basement; 7-window range. A near-symmetrical
front has canted full-height bays, the right-hand one
projecting further than the left, to a cornice and parapet.
Central raised semicircular-arched doorway has a plate-glass
fanlight, and inner C20 half-glazed doors. Horned plate-glass
sashes, with blind boxes to the ground floor, and 3 basement
windows, the outer ones blind. Mid C19 full-width first-floor
tented timber balcony has cast-iron brackets and wrought-iron
railings with lattice sections separated by panels with
anthemia in arched tops, and cobweb spandrels. To the rear a
late C19 long brick extension raised on open arches.
INTERIOR: much altered; rear open dogleg stair with cast-iron
stick balusters and newels, and a good ramped rail with inlaid
strip and star to the bottom wreath.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached walls and capped outer piers,
central double stairs curve in to a flight to the doorway, and
spear-headed wrought-iron railings.
Linked internally with the adjoining house, now hotel annex
(qv). Forms part of a continuous uphill row of houses dating
from c1780-1800 with many variations, the use of tall bay
windows and fine balconies being a particularly distinctive
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 62).

Listing NGR: ST5665472988

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