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Number 4 and Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4541 / 51°27'14"N

Longitude: -2.5825 / 2°34'57"W

OS Eastings: 359620

OS Northings: 172956

OS Grid: ST596729

Mapcode National: GBR CBK.VK

Mapcode Global: VH88N.6Q23

Entry Name: Number 4 and Area Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378993

Location: Bristol, BS2

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Lawrence Hill

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Philip and St Jacob with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5972 BROAD PLAIN
901-1/42/24 (South side)
08/01/59 No.4
and area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
BROAD PLAIN
(South side)
Nos.2-5 (Consecutive))

GV II

House, now offices. c1760. Roughcast, brick end stacks and a
pantile roof. Double-depth plan. 3-storeys and basement;
3-window range. Symmetrical frontage has a central doorway
with an open pediment on pilasters, a 6-panel door and plain
fanlight; either side are 2-storey canted bays with an
entablature with triglyphs to the ground floor and a cornice
to the first floor, and 6/6-pane sashes flanking 8/8-pane
sashes. The upper windows have flush sash boxes, with 6/6-pane
sashes above the door, and paired 12/12 panes above the bays.
INTERIOR: wide central through-hall with modillion cornice and
flagged floor; a fine open-well stair to the rear right, with
urn-and-column balusters and a wide curtail, ramped hand rail
and fluted panels, and a good niche with a pastoral
plasterwork scene to the head; fireplaces in the hall and
upstairs rooms; the cellars have round-arched vaults.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: wrought-iron railings with small ball
finials to the front area, with an overthrow arch and an
ashlar pier to the right. The left-hand bay is isolated from
the rest of the house, and has its own railings.


Listing NGR: ST5962072956

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


BRISTOL

ST5972 BROAD PLAIN
901-1/42/24 (South side)
08/01/59 No.4
and area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
BROAD PLAIN
(South side)
Nos.2-5 (Consecutive))

GV II

House, now offices. c1760. Roughcast, brick end stacks and a
pantile roof. Double-depth plan. 3-storeys and basement;
3-window range. Symmetrical frontage has a central doorway
with an open pediment on pilasters, a 6-panel door and plain
fanlight; either side are 2-storey canted bays with an
entablature with triglyphs to the ground floor and a cornice
to the first floor, and 6/6-pane sashes flanking 8/8-pane
sashes. The upper windows have flush sash boxes, with 6/6-pane
sashes above the door, and paired 12/12 panes above the bays.
INTERIOR: wide central through-hall with modillion cornice and
flagged floor; a fine open-well stair to the rear right, with
urn-and-column balusters and a wide curtail, ramped hand rail
and fluted panels, and a good niche with a pastoral
plasterwork scene to the head; fireplaces in the hall and
upstairs rooms; the cellars have round-arched vaults.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: wrought-iron railings with small ball
finials to the front area, with an overthrow arch and an
ashlar pier to the right. The left-hand bay is isolated from
the rest of the house, and has its own railings.


Listing NGR: ST5962072956

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