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Beacon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.458 / 51°27'28"N

Longitude: -2.6081 / 2°36'29"W

OS Eastings: 357848

OS Northings: 173397

OS Grid: ST578733

Mapcode National: GBR C5J.46

Mapcode Global: VH88M.RM25

Plus Code: 9C3VF95R+5Q

Entry Name: Beacon House

Listing Date: 15 December 1972

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380282

Location: Central, Bristol, BS8

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton, St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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ST5773SE QUEEN'S ROAD, Clifton
901-1/9/954 (East side)
15/12/72 Beacon House
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Beacon House (Debenhams))


Formerly known as: Queen's Hotel QUEEN'S ROAD.
Hotel, now shop and offices. 1854. By WB Reed. Limestone
ashlar, lateral stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan.
Neoclassical style.
4 storeys and attic; 3-window range. C20 ground-floor shop
front. Upper floors divided into 3 sections by wide pilaster
strips to a frieze, cornice, and similar attic storey to
coping. Tripartite first-floor windows have recessed surrounds
and console cornices; second- and third-floor windows set in a
raised surround with a moulded band between, and sunken panels
flanking the bases of the lower windows: 6/6-pane sashes,
3/6-panes to the third floor, and 3/3-pane attic windows in
architraves. 2 large lateral stacks each side, with in the
right return a central window range with architraves.
INTERIOR: extensively re-modelled; an open dogleg stair
survives to the left with cast-iron foliate balusters.
'...a fascinating document of a moment of transition...'
between neo-classicism and later Italianate styles. (Gomme).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 349).

Listing NGR: ST5784873397

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