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THE SWALLOW HOTEL AND ATTACHED FRONT ENTRANCE BALUSTRADES

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.

Name: THE SWALLOW HOTEL AND ATTACHED FRONT ENTRANCE BALUSTRADES

List entry Number: 1025010

Location

THE SWALLOW HOTEL AND ATTACHED FRONT ENTRANCE BALUSTRADES, COLLEGE GREEN

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

County:

District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379316

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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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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National Grid Reference: ST 58454 72706

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