THE SWALLOW HOTEL AND ATTACHED FRONT ENTRANCE BALUSTRADES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1025010

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: THE SWALLOW HOTEL AND ATTACHED FRONT ENTRANCE BALUSTRADES, COLLEGE GREEN

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE SWALLOW HOTEL AND ATTACHED FRONT ENTRANCE BALUSTRADES, COLLEGE GREEN

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

District: City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: ST 58454 72706

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5872NW COLLEGE GREEN 901-1/15/74 (South side) 01/11/78 The Swallow Hotel and attached front entrance balustrades (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE GREEN (South side) The Royal Hotel)

GV II

Hotel. 1863-8. By WH Hawtin. Restored 1991. Limestone ashlar with ridge stacks and a slate hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Italianate style. 4 storeys and attic; 11-window range. A heavily decorated symmetrical front, 3:1:3:1:3, has projecting wings with faceted pilaster strips, first- and third-floor sill bands, a dentil cornice over brackets, panelled pilasters to the attic and a bracketed moulded cornice to the balustrade, with faceted dies. Faceted rustication to the ground floor. A Venetian doorway has oval panelled jambs, acanthus capitals and keyed semicircular arches, to a revolving C20 door. Ground- and first-floor semicircular-arched windows: moulded architraves with large keys on ground floor flanking the door, and 2-storey canted bays to the wings with attached Corinthian columns, segmental pediments to the wings and centre, plain pediments to the outer middle windows. Tripartite middle windows. Second-floor windows have raised surrounds and rounded corners with console cornices, third-floor windows with rounded corners, and semicircular-arched windows to the attic. Hipped dormers. Plate-glass sashes. The left return is a matching symmetrical 3-window range. INTERIOR: largely remodelled 1991; includes a Palm Court with glazed roof. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached balustrade to each side of 1991 steel canopy and steps.

Listing NGR: ST5844772703

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Legacy System number: 379316

Legacy System: LBS

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