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Latitude: 51.4564 / 51°27'22"N
Longitude: -2.6102 / 2°36'36"W
OS Eastings: 357696
OS Northings: 173221
OS Grid: ST576732
Mapcode National: GBR C4J.NS
Mapcode Global: VH88M.PNYD
Plus Code: 9C3VF94Q+HW
Entry Name: Park Mansions and Attached Front Basement Area Railings
Listing Date: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355142
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379996
Location: Clifton, Bristol, BS8
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton
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
ST5773SE MERIDIAN PLACE, Clifton
901-1/9/891 (South East side)
Park Mansions and attached front
basement area railings
Terrace of 6 houses. 1835. Perhaps by Henry Goodridge. Render
with limestone dressings, party wall stacks, roof not visible.
Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style.
Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 1-window range. A plain
terrace with moulded coping, has 3-storey windowless blocks
projecting across the party wall of each pair, with tetrastyle
pilastrades with carved capitals to the upper floors on
shallow corbels, to a moulded frieze and pediment, and carved
lion heads to the returns; 18/19 has a third storey added in
place of the pediment. Openings have splayed surrounds: 2
doorways to the middle, blocked to No.18, single-window range
to the sides of the middle, to 6/6-pane sashes. Nos 18 & 19
have fourth storey added.
INTERIOR: entrance lobby, to a central passage and top-lit
open dogleg stair with turned balusters; modillion cornices,
and 6-panel doors. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron
spear-headed front basement area railings. A striking and
unusual design. Goodridge was the architect of the original
Pro-Cathedral (qv) to the rear of Meridian Place.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 257).
Listing NGR: ST5769673221
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