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Numbers 15 to 25 (Consecutive) and Attached Front Basement Area and Garden Railings to North East

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

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Latitude: 51.4551 / 51°27'18"N

Longitude: -2.6173 / 2°37'2"W

OS Eastings: 357203

OS Northings: 173079

OS Grid: ST572730

Mapcode National: GBR C3K.27

Mapcode Global: VH88M.LP6D

Plus Code: 9C3VF94M+23

Entry Name: Numbers 15 to 25 (Consecutive) and Attached Front Basement Area and Garden Railings to North East

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380766

ID on this website: 101291767

Location: Clifton Wood, 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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901-1/8/1080 (South West side)
08/01/59 Nos.15-25 (Consecutive)
and attached front basement area and
garden railings to north-east


Terrace of 11 houses. c1855. J Marmont. Limestone ashlar with
party wall stacks and pantile and slate hipped and mansard
roofs. Double-depth plan. Italianate style. Each of 3 storeys,
attic and basement; 3-window range.
A composed 'palace front' terrace has the end and central
houses stepped forward, with rusticated pilasters to a cornice
on large consoles, and coped attic storey. Plat band, sill
bands and strings to upper floors, and a continuous
first-floor balcony on cast-iron brackets with elaborate
railings with round panels and foliate finials.
Ground-floor openings have architraves, with right-hand
doorways with overlights and 4-panel doors. First-floor
semicircular-arched windows with imposts, and panels with
shields between. Paired semicircular-arched second-floor
windows set in round arches, with sunken spandrels, and aprons
of intersecting circles. Plate-glass sashes and first-floor
French windows.
Attic has paired semicircular-arched windows between panelled
pilasters; the end and centre houses have segmental pediments
to the windows, a second attic storey above with paired
windows, with 3 to the centre, and large acroteria on the
corners of the parapet. The end houses have side entrances in
symmetrical 1-window range facades, single-storey porches with
open fronts and rusticated sides, windows above as the front
set between rusticated pilasters. INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area cast-iron
railings and gates.
A less carefully composed terrace than Royal Promenade (qv),
although still a very influential one which forms part of a
remarkable group of terraces which exemplify the move away
from more severe early C19 classicism.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 261; Mowl T: To Build The Second
City: Bristol: 1991-: 166).

Listing NGR: ST5720373079

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