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Gothic Tower Approximately 95 Metres South of Goldney House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.452 / 51°27'7"N

Longitude: -2.6136 / 2°36'48"W

OS Eastings: 357458

OS Northings: 172734

OS Grid: ST574727

Mapcode National: GBR C3L.XB

Mapcode Global: VH88M.NR4S

Plus Code: 9C3VF92P+QH

Entry Name: Gothic Tower Approximately 95 Metres South of Goldney House

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379248

Location: Goldney House, 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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Description



BRISTOL

ST5772NW CLIFTON HILL, Clifton
901-1/14/784 (South side)
08/01/59 Gothic tower approximately 95 metres
south of Goldney House
(Formerly Listed as:
CLIFTON HILL
(South side)
Gothic Tower at Goldney House)

GV II*

Tower. 1764. Red sandstone rubble with limestone dressings,
roof not visible. Gothick style. 4-stage round tower with thin
drips and a crenellated parapet with square pyramidal
pinnacles. 2-centred arched doorway with impost blocks,
beneath a third-stage semicircular-arched window with open
brickwork panel; upper stages have tall narrow windows with
Y-tracery, with oculi between to the fourth stage. INTERIOR
not inspected. Built by Thomas Goldney to house a steam engine
to pump water for the grotto cascade (qv).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 164).


Listing NGR: ST5745872734

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