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Latitude: 51.456 / 51°27'21"N
Longitude: -2.5942 / 2°35'39"W
OS Eastings: 358810
OS Northings: 173169
OS Grid: ST588731
Mapcode National: GBR C8J.7X
Mapcode Global: VH88M.ZNFP
Entry Name: 1, John Street
Listing Date: 4 March 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355053
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379843
Location: Bristol, BS1
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5873SE JOHN STREET, Centre
901-1/11/592 (North West side)
Part of printing works, now office. 1900-1. By Henry Williams.
For Edward Everard. Red Cattybrook brick with red terracotta
dressings, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Romanesque
2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. A symmetrical front has
deep moulded impost bands, first-floor sill band and
crenellated parapet, with the attic set well back with a
stepped coping, and a slim octagonal turret with a cupola of
fat columns to a dome, fluted frieze and finial to the right.
Ground-floor semicircular-arched arcade has taller central
doorway, keyed, moulded archivolts with alternate raised
voussoirs, and C20 door. Large semicircular-arched first-floor
and attic windows, with mullion and transom casements with
glazing bars above the transoms. The parapet has gabled end
merlons, the right-hand one above a sunken downpipe with a
good hopper of fluted bowl gripped by dragon.
INTERIOR: largely mid C20; the attic has a braced queen post
roof with through purlins. Part of Everard's printing works,
of which the entrance facade on Broad Street, Nos 37 & 38,
(qv) also survives.
A late example of Bristol's arcuated industrial style, with
decorative details in terracotta of a type supplied by Barham
Bros of Bridgwater.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 409; Country Life: 23.2.71: London:
412; Crick C: Victorian Buildings in Bristol: Bristol: 1975-:
Listing NGR: ST5883773169
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