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Stork House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.45 / 51°27'0"N

Longitude: -2.6227 / 2°37'21"W

OS Eastings: 356821

OS Northings: 172519

OS Grid: ST568725

Mapcode National: GBR C1M.W1

Mapcode Global: VH88M.HTB9

Plus Code: 9C3VF92G+2W

Entry Name: Stork House

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379810

ID on this website: 101282230

Location: Hotwells, Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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901-1/13/1445 (North side)
04/03/77 Nos.288 AND 290
Stork House


Formerly known as: Nos.288 AND 290 Stork Hotel HOTWELL ROAD
Pair of attached houses, later hotel, now one office. Formerly
dated 1718, but on stylistic grounds the date would be mid
C18. Stucco with limestone dressings, brick party wall stacks
and hipped double-pile pantile roof. Double-depth plan. Late
Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-bay range.
A left-hand symmetrical front with flanking full-height bows
flanking the entrance, and to the right, half of a similar
house with a single bay and right-hand entrance, frieze,
cornice and parapet; doorcases have 3/4 attached columns,
entablature blocks and cornice, semicircular-arched doorways
with fanlights and 6-panel doors. Wide 3-light bows have
6/6-pane sashes, windowless over the left-hand doorway, and a
single second-floor window over the right-hand one; single
right-hand dormer. Rear 9/9-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: half-panelled entrance halls, the right-hand one
divided by a semicircular arch, the left-hand one by a
panelled elliptical arch, to rear open dogleg stairs with
column-on-vase balusters, 3 per tread, moulded, ramped rail
and curtail, with matching wainscot; 4-panel doors, 2-panel
doors upstairs, and panelled shutters; marble fire surrounds
with corner roundels.
HISTORICAL NOTE: reported as having 1718 inscribed above the
middle bow. Unlicenced in 1757, it was for many years a hotel,
and illustrated as such in 1890s. (Winstone)
(Bristol As It Was: Winstone R: Bristol in the 1890s: Bristol:
1960-: RW 167).

Listing NGR: ST5681872521

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