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St Ambrose Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380084

Location: St. George, Bristol, BS5

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: St George West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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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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