Numbers 15 And 17 And Attached Front Garden Walls And Piers / Number 17 And Attached Front Garden Walls And Piers

7 Jan 2001
Numbers 15 And 17 And Attached Front Garden Walls And Piers, 15 And 17 Downleaze, Bristol, BS9 1LY
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Number 17 And Attached Front Garden Walls And Piers, Downleaze, Bristol, BS9 1LY
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 5675 BRISTOL DOWNLEAZE, Sneyd Park (East side) 901-1/31/1783 No 17 and attached front garden walls and piers


House, now flats. c1890. Possibly H. Dare Bryan. Snecked lias with limestone dressings, no chimneys and a tile roof Double-depth plan. Eclectic late Victorian style, with Queen Anne influences, 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. An asymmetrical front turns the corner to the right, has a projecting left-hand wing and a right- hand hexagonal corner turret; in between are paired, open semicircular-arched entrances with a central Doric column, beneath an entablature with triglyphs and circles, and 2-leaf recessed doorways with half-glazed door, above is a 3-light stained-glass stair light. Ground-floor casements with glazing bars above the transom; first-floor 6/1-pane sashes in the turret. The wing has 3-light windows, with mullions and transoms on the ground floor with decorative panels either side on th first floor, and with sashes to the attic beneath an ashlar shaped gable with finials. The windows in the turret have pediments to the ground floor, decorated panels to the second, and between the attic windows are female half-figures supporting the eaves, The right return has a projecting gable with canted ground-floor balustraded bay, first-floor windows as the left end, and paired second-floor sashes beneath a carved lintel with a fluted radiating stone fan, corner finials and a banded top to the gable. INTERIOR not inspected, but reported as having had the stair removed in the flat conversion.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front garden walls and piers with obelisk finials to No 17. Shares several decorative features with Bryan's Downleaze houses to the left. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: ST5662775207


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1727 IOE Records taken by Joy Roddy; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Joy Roddy. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Roddy, Joy

Rights Holder: Roddy, Joy


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