Numbers 28 And 30 And Attached Piers And Front Garden Walls

7 Jan 2001
Numbers 28 And 30 And Attached Piers And Front Garden Walls, 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.


ST5675 DOWNLEAZE, Sneyd Park 901-1/31/1790 (South East side) Nos.28 AND 30 and attached piers and front garden walls


Pair of attached houses. Dated 1896. By Henry Dare Bryan. Snecked limestone rubble and dressings, tile-hung second floor, brick ridge and diagonally-set gable stacks and tile hip and gable roof. Double-depth plan. Queen Anne style. 3 storeys; 2-window range. A symmetrical pair with the entrances in the sides, projecting outer gables, and stone-framed ground- and first-floor windows. Carved doorcases have winged cupid corbels to fluted half pilasters, 3 Tudor-arched overlights and a dentil cornice, and an elliptical-arched battened 2-leaf door. Ground-floor mullion and transom windows, first-floor windows have plate-glass casements with glazing bars above the transoms, and second-floor timber windows project slightly on small brackets. The gables have 2-storey canted bays with tiled panels and 2-light ground- and first-floor windows below the overhanging tile-hung gable, which has 3-light windows and a jettied half-timbered apex. Between the gables the ground floor is flush with the outer gables with a tiled lean-to roof and 3-light windows, 2-light first-floor windows and 3-light eaves dormers with half-timbered gables. The rear elevation is flat with semicircular-arched stair lights and a single-storey service block. INTERIOR: hall screen with stained-glass door and side windows, a black and white tiled hall, elliptical arch to a dogleg stair with turned balusters and large turned newels, 5-panel doors, cornices and fireplaces. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front garden rubble walls and piers with domed caps. Strongly influencd by Norman Shaw's Bedford Park, 1881. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 396).

Listing NGR: ST5655275117


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

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Limestone, Rubble, Tile, Victorian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Garden Wall, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Wall, Barrier, Column, Unassigned, Building Component, Building, Service Wing