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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1024993



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379322

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ST5773NW COLLEGE ROAD, Clifton 901-1/2/826 (North East side) 01/11/66 Clifton College, North East Wing (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE ROAD, Clifton Clifton College Big School, School House and Wilson Tower)


Science lecture theatre, now classrooms. c1898. By Hansom and Bond. Snecked Brandon Hill Grit with limestone dressings, cross axial ridge stacks and slate roof with bands of hexagonal slates. Single-depth plan forming NE side of quadrangle. Collegiate Tudor Gothic Revival-style with Decorated Gothic Revival-style tracery. 2 storeys, attic and basement; 10-window range to quad. Links Wilson Tower (qv) with Guthrie Memorial Chapel (qv). Paired ground-floor cross windows separated by single-storey buttresses. First floor has 2 flat-headed 3-light mullion and transom windows to the left, and three 2-centred arched windows stepped up to the right, with a sill band following the rising floor of the former lecture theatre. Crenellated parapet to the left, with 2 large 3-light lead-clad dormers behind, and gables over the right-hand windows. Steep roof has diagonally-set stacks with linked cornices. The NW gabled end has basement windows in a 3-window range, with a large stepped window in the attic. INTERIOR: ground-floor passage to the quad side, with classrooms behind; stone dogleg stairs, former lecture theatre now divided by inserted floor, has arch-braced roof. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 320; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-: 419).

Listing NGR: ST5702473889

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 320
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958), 419

National Grid Reference: ST 57024 73889


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