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Dowry Parade and Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4501 / 51°27'0"N

Longitude: -2.6204 / 2°37'13"W

OS Eastings: 356981

OS Northings: 172530

OS Grid: ST569725

Mapcode National: GBR C2M.C0

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JTJ6

Entry Name: Dowry Parade and Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Piers

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379814

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Hotwells and Harbourside

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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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5672NE HOTWELL ROAD, Hotwells
901-1/13/1449 (South East side)
08/01/59 No.299
Dowry Parade and attached front
basement area railings and piers
(Formerly Listed as:
HOTWELL ROAD
(South side)
No.299
Dowry Parade)

GV II

Attached house. 1763-4. Built by Benjamin Probert and Robert
Comfort, in the style of Thomas Paty. Red brick with limestone
dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile double-depth
roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style.
3 storeys, attic and basement; 2-window range. Articulated by
rusticated pilaster strips to a moulded coping. Left-hand
doorway has a bracketed pediment to a Gibbs surround with
split key and separate angled voussoirs, rectangular overlight
with a lozenge-shaped metal fanlight and a 6-panel door.
Windows, set to the right of the entrance, have 5 stepped
voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes in flush frames; hipped dormer.
Steps down to open basement areas, and arched cellars beneath
the deep flagged pavement. The rear elevation has full-height
hipped projection and a semicircular-arched stair light.
INTERIOR: entrance hall divided by a panelled pilasters to a
semicircular arch, a rear dogleg stair with uncut string,
column-on-vase balusters and column newels and a moulded rail;
eared marble fire surround to ground floor, modillion
cornices, 6-panel doors and panelled shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area cast-iron
railings and gates with urn finials.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 202; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 202).


Listing NGR: ST5698172530

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

Description


BRISTOL

ST5672NE HOTWELL ROAD, Hotwells
901-1/13/1449 (South East side)
08/01/59 No.299
Dowry Parade and attached front
basement area railings and piers
(Formerly Listed as:
HOTWELL ROAD
(South side)
No.299
Dowry Parade)

GV II

Attached house. 1763-4. Built by Benjamin Probert and Robert
Comfort, in the style of Thomas Paty. Red brick with limestone
dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile double-depth
roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style.
3 storeys, attic and basement; 2-window range. Articulated by
rusticated pilaster strips to a moulded coping. Left-hand
doorway has a bracketed pediment to a Gibbs surround with
split key and separate angled voussoirs, rectangular overlight
with a lozenge-shaped metal fanlight and a 6-panel door.
Windows, set to the right of the entrance, have 5 stepped
voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes in flush frames; hipped dormer.
Steps down to open basement areas, and arched cellars beneath
the deep flagged pavement. The rear elevation has full-height
hipped projection and a semicircular-arched stair light.
INTERIOR: entrance hall divided by a panelled pilasters to a
semicircular arch, a rear dogleg stair with uncut string,
column-on-vase balusters and column newels and a moulded rail;
eared marble fire surround to ground floor, modillion
cornices, 6-panel doors and panelled shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area cast-iron
railings and gates with urn finials.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 202; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 202).


Listing NGR: ST5698172530

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