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56, Queen Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4507 / 51°27'2"N

Longitude: -2.596 / 2°35'45"W

OS Eastings: 358681

OS Northings: 172586

OS Grid: ST586725

Mapcode National: GBR C7L.VS

Mapcode Global: VH88M.YSGQ

Entry Name: 56, Queen Square

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380261

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

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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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE
901-1/16/213 (West side)
08/01/59 No.56
(Formerly Listed as:
QUEEN SQUARE
(West side)
Nos.56, 57 AND 59-62 (Consecutive))

GV II

Attached house, now offices. c1833. By Henry Rumley. Limestone
ashlar, party wall stacks and pantile roof. Double-depth plan.
Neoclassical style. 3 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Part
of a regular terrace of similar houses, the doorway in the
left return; a banded ground floor to a band with panelled
pilasters, pilasters above with carved anthemion capitals,
frieze, cornice and parapet, the centre breaks forward. The
doorcase has fluted pilasters, entablature and cornice,
rectangular plate-glass fanlight and 4-panel door with
roundels. Ground-floor windows set in shallow recessed
surrounds, to 6/6-pane sashes, with margin panes on the ground
floor, consoles to pedimented lintel with acroteria and
wreaths to the first-floor central window, the rest plain; 3
dormers. INTERIOR not inspected. Built after the destruction
of Queen Square in the 1831 Reform Bill riots.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 228).


Listing NGR: ST5868172586

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

Description


BRISTOL

ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE
901-1/16/213 (West side)
08/01/59 No.56
(Formerly Listed as:
QUEEN SQUARE
(West side)
Nos.56, 57 AND 59-62 (Consecutive))

GV II

Attached house, now offices. c1833. By Henry Rumley. Limestone
ashlar, party wall stacks and pantile roof. Double-depth plan.
Neoclassical style. 3 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Part
of a regular terrace of similar houses, the doorway in the
left return; a banded ground floor to a band with panelled
pilasters, pilasters above with carved anthemion capitals,
frieze, cornice and parapet, the centre breaks forward. The
doorcase has fluted pilasters, entablature and cornice,
rectangular plate-glass fanlight and 4-panel door with
roundels. Ground-floor windows set in shallow recessed
surrounds, to 6/6-pane sashes, with margin panes on the ground
floor, consoles to pedimented lintel with acroteria and
wreaths to the first-floor central window, the rest plain; 3
dormers. INTERIOR not inspected. Built after the destruction
of Queen Square in the 1831 Reform Bill riots.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 228).


Listing NGR: ST5868172586

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