46-55 Queen Square / 49 And 50 Queen Square
- 21 Apr 2002
- 46-55 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4LW
49 And 50 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4LW
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE 901-1/16/208 (West side) 08/01/59 Nos.49 AND 50 (Formerly Listed as: QUEEN SQUARE (West side) Nos.46-55 (Consecutive))
Pair of attached houses. c1780. Brick with limestone dressings, party wall stacks and a pantile mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 2-window range. A symmetrical pair has a first-floor sill band, cornice band and parapet; paired doorways to the middle, set in shallow recesses, have rubbed brick flat arches with cambered heads, plate-glass overlights and 6-panel doors. Cambered heads with 5 stepped voussoirs to single ground-floor 8/8-pane sashes, and upper 6/6-pane sashes, with 2 dormers each. INTERIOR: entrance hall with panelled semicircular arch to a rear dogleg stair with stick balusters, curtail and wreathed rail; cornice with palmettes in the corners; fireplaces, 6-panel doors and panelled shutters. Queen Square was built between 1701 and 1727. Much of the W side was rebuilt after the Reform Bill riots of 1831. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 50; Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 94).
Listing NGR: ST5866872524
© N.L. Stones. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Stones, N.L.
Rights Holder: Stones, N.L.
Brick, Limestone, Pantile, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling