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48 to 58 (Even) and Attached Basement Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4519 / 51°27'6"N

Longitude: -2.6225 / 2°37'20"W

OS Eastings: 356841

OS Northings: 172730

OS Grid: ST568727

Mapcode National: GBR C1L.XC

Mapcode Global: VH88M.HRGV

Plus Code: 9C3VF92H+Q2

Entry Name: 48 to 58 (Even) and Attached Basement Area Railings

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379636

ID on this website: 101282277

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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901-1/13/865 (East side)
04/03/77 Nos.48-58 (Even)
and attached basement area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.46-58 (Even))


Terrace of 6 houses. c1822. Render with limestone dressings,
brick party wall stacks and pantile mansard roof.
Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and
basement; 2-window range, No.58 is 1 window, No.48 is 3
An irregular stepped terrace has a moulded coping, ramped up
between Nos 48-52. Right-hand doorways, left-hand to Nos 56 &
58, have consoles to open pediments, cornice to No.48, with
rectangular overlights, No.50 with 3 lozenge panes, and
6-panel doors; Nos 50 & 52 have wrought-iron lamp brackets.
Varied fenestration, originally 6/6-pane sashes: Nos 50 & 52
have late C19 tripartite ground-floor windows, Nos 48-54 have
shallow canted oriels, Nos 48 & 50 with timber pilaster jambs
and cornice and 8/8-pane and flanking 4/4-pane sashes. No.58
has a single storey left-hand extension. No.48 has first- and
second-floor balconies with pointed-arched railings and
quatrefoils, flat stanchions and second-floor tented roof.
Varied dormers.
INTERIOR: No.48, entrance hall divided by a semicircular arch
from a dogleg winder stair with uncut string, stick balusters,
column newels and ramped, banded rail; flagged basement with
vaulted cistern beneath, fire surrounds and rear kitchen;
timber fire surrounds, front first-floor room has cast-iron
hob grate and blue tiled back; 6-panel doors with brass
catches, and panelled shutters.
No.50 has panelled doors and shutters, panelled doors to
cupboards, cast-iron grates to fireplaces and early C19
staircase. Exceptionally complete kitchen of early C19 in
basement, with stone flag floor, built-in dresser with drawers
and cupboards, stone sink, pump and spitracks set above. Keyed
stone fireplace with cast-iron range flanked by copper to left
and bread oven with cast-iron door to right.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: varied front basement area wrought-iron
railings to Nos 48-54.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 204).

Listing NGR: ST5684872714

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