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Clifton College, Big School

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.462 / 51°27'43"N

Longitude: -2.6206 / 2°37'14"W

OS Eastings: 356980

OS Northings: 173852

OS Grid: ST569738

Mapcode National: GBR C2G.BR

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JJF2

Plus Code: 9C3VF96H+RQ

Entry Name: Clifton College, Big School

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282342

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379319

Location: Clifton, 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 Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Description



BRISTOL

ST5673NE COLLEGE ROAD, Clifton
901-1/1/825 (North East side)
01/11/66 Clifton College, Big School
(Formerly Listed as:
COLLEGE ROAD, Clifton
Clifton College Big School, School
House and Wilson Tower)

GV II

Hall. 1862. By Charles Hansom. Snecked Brandon Hill Grit with
limestone dressings, gable and lateral stacks and a slate
roof. Single-depth plan forming the SW side to a quadrangle.
Collegiate Tudor Gothic Revival style. 3 storeys; 10-window
range. 2-centred arched windows, on the ground floor with a
shallow arch, tall on the upper floors with 2 transoms;
separated by buttresses, to a stepped crenellated parapet,
with 2 large lateral stacks set in crow-stepped gables. The
steep roof has a row of 10 louvred, gabled dormers below the
ridge. Square stair tower at the left end; gable stack to
left-hand gable. Right-hand gable has 2 ground-floor windows
separated by a buttress, a large 7-light upper window with
Perpendicular tracery, and finial. Diagonally-set stacks with
linked cornices. Attached parallel 2-storey block to the NE
side facing the quadrangle has steep gables, and 3 bays, the
central one blind, under a gable with a large lateral stack.
INTERIOR: stone dogleg stairs, inserted floor at gallery
height of former hall, which has an arch-braced roof with
quatrefoils through the braces, and crenellated corbels.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 320; The Buildings of England:
Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-: 419).


Listing NGR: ST5698073852

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