55 Queen Square

18 Apr 2003
55 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4LH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE 901-1/16/212 (West side) 08/01/59 No.55


Attached house. Early C18. Stucco over brick with limestone dressings, gable stacks and a pantile roof. Double-depth plan.

Early Georgian style. 3 storeys and attic; 3-window range. A near-symmetrical front has rusticated quoins to boxed eaves. Doorway with a good shell-hood on acanthus brackets and 4-panel door. Plate-glass sashes in exposed frames, and a wide C20 dormer. INTERIOR: central lateral dogleg winder stair, 2-panel doors with HL hinges, and fireplaces with eared surrounds. HISTORICAL NOTE: Queen Square was built between 1701 and 1727, to varied width leases and similar designs. No.55 survived the destruction of much of the W side in the 1831 Reform Bill riots. (Andor Gomme, Michael Jenner and Bryan Little: Bristol An architectural history: Bristol: 1979-: 95; Walter Ison: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 140).

Listing NGR: ST5867572564


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1955 IOE Records taken by N L Stones; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© N.L. Stones. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Stones, N.L.

Rights Holder: Stones, N.L.


Brick, Limestone, Pantile, Stucco, Stuart House, Georgian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling