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Numbers 14-17 and Attached Area Railings

A Grade I Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4609 / 51°27'39"N

Longitude: -2.5846 / 2°35'4"W

OS Eastings: 359480

OS Northings: 173705

OS Grid: ST594737

Mapcode National: GBR CBH.D5

Mapcode Global: VH88N.4JZY

Entry Name: Numbers 14-17 and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380186

Location: Bristol, BS2

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashley

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Paul's

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul
901-1/6/1902 (East side)
08/01/59 Nos.14-17 (Consecutive)
and attached area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
PORTLAND SQUARE
(East side)
Nos.14-17 (Consecutive))

GV I

Terrace of 4 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone
ashlar, brick stacks and slate mansard roof. Double-depth
plan. Late Georgian style.
Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. Half of
a formal composition interrupted by St Paul's Church (qv), the
end houses project slightly and No.14 has an ashlar attic;
rusticated ground-floor, pilasters from the first-floor plat
band to a modillion cornice and parapet. Right-hand doorcases
have Ionic columns and modillion pediments, batswing fanlights
and 6-panel doors; rusticated voussoirs to the ground-floor
windows and plain voussoirs above, with 6/6-pane sashes. The
left gable has a central semicircular-arched stair window and
3 lunettes above the cornice. INTERIOR: completely rebuilt
behind the facade.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spear railings to basement areas.
Forms part of Bristol's '...most complete and beautiful
square' (Gomme).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 209; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 220; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth
Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 53).


Listing NGR: ST5948273713

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

Description


BRISTOL

ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul
901-1/6/1902 (East side)
08/01/59 Nos.14-17 (Consecutive)
and attached area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
PORTLAND SQUARE
(East side)
Nos.14-17 (Consecutive))

GV I

Terrace of 4 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone
ashlar, brick stacks and slate mansard roof. Double-depth
plan. Late Georgian style.
Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. Half of
a formal composition interrupted by St Paul's Church (qv), the
end houses project slightly and No.14 has an ashlar attic;
rusticated ground-floor, pilasters from the first-floor plat
band to a modillion cornice and parapet. Right-hand doorcases
have Ionic columns and modillion pediments, batswing fanlights
and 6-panel doors; rusticated voussoirs to the ground-floor
windows and plain voussoirs above, with 6/6-pane sashes. The
left gable has a central semicircular-arched stair window and
3 lunettes above the cornice. INTERIOR: completely rebuilt
behind the facade.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spear railings to basement areas.
Forms part of Bristol's '...most complete and beautiful
square' (Gomme).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 209; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 220; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth
Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 53).


Listing NGR: ST5948273713

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