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Numbers 8 and 9 and Attached Front Area Railings, Gates and Balustrade

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4587 / 51°27'31"N

Longitude: -2.6175 / 2°37'3"W

OS Eastings: 357192

OS Northings: 173483

OS Grid: ST571734

Mapcode National: GBR C3H.1Y

Mapcode Global: VH88M.LL2M

Entry Name: Numbers 8 and 9 and Attached Front Area Railings, Gates and Balustrade

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379257

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5773SW CLIFTON PARK, Clifton
901-1/8/797 (North side)
04/03/77 Nos.8 AND 9
and attached front railings, gates
and balustrade
(Formerly Listed as:
CLIFTON PARK
(North side)
Nos.8 AND 9)

GV II

Pair of attached houses. 1846. Limestone ashlar with external
and party wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan.
Tudor Gothic Revival style. Each of 2 storeys, basement and
attic; 2-window range.
A detailed, symmetrical front has projecting wings with small
gables and octagonal, panelled buttress-turrets with octagonal
finials; weathered sill bands, a moulded parapet, paired
buttresses to the party wall linked by a raised parapet, and
side entrances.
Windows have stone mullions and transoms with tall lower
windows, to metal casements: shallow, canted outer bays with 4
and flanking 2 lights and blind tracery panelled parapets;
above are smaller canted 3-light bays with weathered heads.
The rest are 3-light windows with raised hollow drip moulds,
without transoms to the attic.
The right return has a c1970 concrete porch. The left return
has an open porch with unglazed windows and panelled parapet
with a corner finial to a good restored 2-leaf half-glazed
door with linenfold panels, C20 stained-glass windows with
crocketed ogee heads, and a 2-light overlight; a left-hand
gabled wing as the front but with corbelled octagonal finials
to the attic, and right-hand external stack. Good linked
octagonal stacks have cornices.
INTERIOR: No.7 has tiled entrance hall with a Gothic cornice
of quatrefoils, Tudor arch to the now-removed stair, 6-panel
doors with panelled reveals, and shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached spear-headed railings to front
and side basement areas, and front garden railings, gates,
piers and a good balustrade to No.9 of cusped circles.
A similar composition to Nos 6 & 7 (qv), though more richly
decorated.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 285; Mowl T: To Build The Second
City: Bristol: 1991-: 164).


Listing NGR: ST5719273483

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