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Numbers 28 and 29 and Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4598 / 51°27'35"N

Longitude: -2.6224 / 2°37'20"W

OS Eastings: 356853

OS Northings: 173612

OS Grid: ST568736

Mapcode National: GBR C1H.YJ

Mapcode Global: VH88M.HKHR

Plus Code: 9C3VF95H+W2

Entry Name: Numbers 28 and 29 and Attached Front Basement Area Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379080

ID on this website: 101282379

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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901-1/1/725 (North West side)
04/03/77 Nos.28 AND 29
and attached front basement area
railings and gates
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.26-33 (Consecutive))


Pair of attached houses. c1847. By Charles Underwood, finished
by WB Gingell. Render with limestone dressings, party wall
stacks and slate and pantile mansard roof. Double-depth plan.
Neoclassical style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic;
2-window range.
A symmetrical front has shallow projecting wings, deep cornice
and parapet, linked to single-storey outer porches by a deep
moulded band which carries on to the neighbouring pairs.
Segmental-arched doorways with raised surrounds, plate-glass
overlights and 2-panel doors. Raised window surrounds with
sill blocks and small ears, tripartite inner ground-floor
windows, to 4/4-pane sashes, and 2/2-pane sashes with margin
panes to the second floor.
No.28 has a first-floor tented balcony to the inner window
with cast-iron decorative railings and Vitruvian scroll, and a
full-height extension set back over the porch.
Rear elevation has a 5-window range, of first-floor
semicircular-arched windows with raised, keyed surrounds,
tripartite outer and single central windows with 2/2-pane
sashes, each with a first-floor cast-iron balcony with
diagonal railings and Vitruvian scroll; upper windows have
raised, eared surrounds and 6/6-pane sashes. INTERIOR not
inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area
spear-headed cast-iron railings.
HISTORICAL NOTE: finished by Gingell after the original
speculator was made bankrupt. Part of quasi-terrace of 4
linked semi-detached pairs, intermediate between the composed
terrace of Nos 8-25 (qv), and the separate pairs along the W
side of the square, all by Underwood.

Listing NGR: ST5685373612

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