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SOUTHVILLE PRIMARY SCHOOL AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATES

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: SOUTHVILLE PRIMARY SCHOOL AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATES

List entry Number: 1025036

Location

SOUTHVILLE PRIMARY SCHOOL AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATES, MERRYWOOD ROAD

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: 30-Dec-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380000

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST315871 MERRYWOOD ROAD, Bedminster 901-1/45/382 (South West side) Southville Primary School and attached railings and gates

II

Board school, now primary school. 1907. By Henry Dare Bryan. Purple brick with rubbed brick dressings and tiled cross-gabled roof. Central hall plan with classrooms to ends and sides. Queen Anne style. Single-storey; 9-window side range. Dutch gables to ends and middle of hall sides, paired to sides and W end of classrooms. Cornice band to hall, parapets all round. Hall gables have tripartite windows with moulded brick eared architraves, key and console cornice to central raised semicircular-arched windows, with flanking 6/6-pane and central 9/9-pane sashes in exposed frames. Above each is a rocaille terracotta cartouche. Main entrance to the right-hand end of the S side, a good rubbed brick doorcase with attached Doric columns to entablature blocks, open pediment, semicircular-arched doorway with fanlight and 2-panel door. Tripartite classroom windows to each gable have taller central segmental-arched heads, flanking 4/4-pane and central 9/9-pane sashes. E end has flat-roofed blocks with lower outer sections, paired semicircular-arched windows to the left, C20 plate-glass to the right, and central 2-bay section with rubbed brick pilasters to a cornice, windows with keys and 6/6-pane sashes and flanking 4/4-pane sashes. The hall has a louvred cupola with a wrought-iron weather vane. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron railings enclosing yards to north and south with bracketed piers, 3 gateways with metal piers and gates with arched middle and oval panels. A well-composed and detailed school in the later Bristol Board style. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 395).

Listing NGR: ST5811971766

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 395

National Grid Reference: ST 58119 71766

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