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Dowry Parade

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4502 / 51°27'0"N

Longitude: -2.6204 / 2°37'13"W

OS Eastings: 356984

OS Northings: 172535

OS Grid: ST569725

Mapcode National: GBR C2M.D0

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JTK5

Entry Name: Dowry Parade

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379813

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Hotwells and Harbourside

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


901-1/13/1448 (South East side)
08/01/59 No.297
Dowry Parade


Attached house. 1763-4. Built by Benjamin Probert and Robert
Comfort, in the style of Thomas Paty. Red brick with limestone
dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile double-depth
roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic
and basement; 2-window range. Articulated by rusticated
pilaster strips to a moulded coping. Left-hand doorway has a
bracketed pediment to a Gibbs suround with split key and
separate angled voussoirs, rectangular overlight with oval
metal glazing bars and a 6-panel door. Windows, set to the
right of the entrance, have 5 stepped voussoirs to 2/2-pane
ground-floor sashes in flush frames, 6/6-panes above, with
thick glazing bars on the second floor, and a hipped dormer.
Steps down to open basement areas, and arched cellars beneath
the deep flagged pavement. The rear elevation has a
semicircular-arched stair light. INTERIOR not inspected.
Various speculative builders were involved using designs
similar to those employed by Thomas Paty.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 202; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 202).

Listing NGR: ST5698472535

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

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