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Latitude: 51.4628 / 51°27'46"N
Longitude: -2.5507 / 2°33'2"W
OS Eastings: 361837
OS Northings: 173904
OS Grid: ST618739
Mapcode National: GBR CKG.ZG
Mapcode Global: VH88N.QHXG
Plus Code: 9C3VFC7X+4P
Entry Name: St Ambrose Almshouses
Listing Date: 4 March 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1282198
English Heritage Legacy ID: 380084
Location: Bristol, BS5
Electoral Ward/Division: St George West
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: East Bristol St Ambrose and St Leonard
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST67SW PARK CRESCENT, St George
901-1/56/1844 (North side)
04/03/77 St Ambrose Almshouses
Almshouse of 8 attached cottages. c1914. Probably by WV Gough.
Snecked, red Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, timber
studding with pebble dashing on the first floor, brick gable
and ridge stacks and tiled roof with gablets. L-shaped
single-depth plan. Arts and Crafts style. One storey with a
2-storey corner block; 4 bays in the long elevation, 2 in the
short left-hand one.
Cottages of a door and single bay, large lintel with segmental
arches over doors with integral overlights, beneath a short
cornice on floral brackets; small, leaded window to the side,
and shallow, canted bays with 9/1 sash windows. The L-shaped
corner block has an ashlar porch across the angle, with an
open 4-centred archway below a flat lintel and open spandrels.
The front of the porch is incised to form a first-floor bay
window, above which is a stepped pediment with a ball finial;
there is a cartouche above the arch and a shield in the
pediment. To the right, 3-light mullion windows on the ground
and first floors.
INTERIOR: few decorative details include dogleg staircases
with moulded square newels and banisters. Part of a group with
the church and church hall of St Ambrose, Stretford Road (qv).
Listing NGR: ST6183773904
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