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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.

Name: 39-53, APSLEY ROAD

List entry Number: 1201958



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: 04-Mar-1977

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378842

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ST5774 APSLEY ROAD, Clifton 901-1/34/688 (North side) 04/03/77 Nos.39-53 (Odd)


Terrace of 8 houses. c1840. Possibly by RS Pope. Limestone dressings, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 2-window range. A formal terrace has a right-hand pair with the upper floors set back behind an open arcade, possibly planned as the centre of a wider terrace. Pilasters to a band, cornice and coped attic storey. Banded ground floor has right-hand doorways with segmental heads, 3-light overlights and 4-panel doors. Tripartite ground-floor windows have 6/6-pane flanked by 2/2-pane sashes, 3 left-hand houses have canted ground-floor bays; architraves above, with first-floor console cornices and wrought-iron balconies, and smaller second-floor windows, with 6/6-pane sashes, and 3/3-pane attic sashes. The right-hand pair each a 3-window range with an arched first-floor arcade on square piers with wreaths to the entablature, and parapet; the right-hand door has a semicircular arch and 2-leaf door. Rear semicircular-arched stair lights. INTERIOR: party wall dogleg stairs with turned balusters, panelled shutters and doors. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 254).

Listing NGR: ST5735174451

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 254

National Grid Reference: ST 57351 74451


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