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ST5674 IVYWELL ROAD, Sneyd Park 901-1/34/1805 (North East side) 04/03/77 Nos.3 AND 4 and attached front garden walls, piers and gates (Formerly Listed as: IVYWELL ROAD Nos.3 AND 4)
Pair of attached houses. c1860. Pennant ashlar with limestone dressings, ashlar ridge and gable stacks and a slate cross-gabled valley roof. Irregular double-depth plan. Gothic Revival style. 3 storeys and basement; 4-window range. A picturesque composition has varied fenestration, mostly with ogee-headed casements, and roofline. No.3 to the right has a projecting gable with a right-hand crenellated tower, with steps and balustrade up to a 2-centre arched doorway with a plain C20 door; above the door is a narrow canted oriel with ogee-headed lights and a stone roof, and a second-storey 3-light mullion and transom window; to the left is a canted 9-light timber oriel with a swept, tiled roof, a 3-light mullion and transom window on the first floor and plain mullion second-floor window. No.4 has a similar doorway in the 2-storey porch below the left end gable; on the front is a wide 2-storey bay with 8-light mullion and transom windows, linked to the front gable of No.3 by a curved continuation of the bay, and with a dormer above. The left rear gable has an octagonal turret; right end has a crenellated porch and railed first-floor parapet. Rear 2-storey oriel. Linked ranges of octagonal stacks with cornices to the rear end gables and front ridge. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front garden wall has banded rustication and piers with weathered caps, and No.4 has cast-iron spear-headed gates. An exceptionally well-designed and massed composition, the architect unknown but clearly influenced by Ecclesiological architecture of the period. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 287).
Listing NGR: ST5631174978
© Mrs Joy Roddy. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Roddy, Joy
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Ashlar, Cast Iron, Limestone, Pennant Stone, Slate, Tile, Victorian House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Balustrade, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Gate, Unassigned, Garden Wall, Wall, Barrier, Column, Building Component, Building, Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site
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