5-8, BROAD STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202017
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
5-8, BROAD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
5-8, BROAD STREET

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 58851 73071

Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SE BROAD STREET, Centre 901-1/11/520 (South West side) 04/03/77 Nos.5-8 (Consecutive) (Formerly Listed as: BROAD STREET (South side) No.5 Midland Bank)

GV II

Office. c1830, rebuilt internally c1970. Limestone ashlar, lateral ashlar stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Greek Revival style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 6-window range. A symmetrical front has a moulded plinth, forming the bases to 4 giant pilasters to a frieze and dentil cornice, with a central section of balustrade; a band below the first-floor sill band has a relief of palmettes. The entrance is slightly recessed with attached, fluted Ionic columns to an entablature, double 16-panel doors and an 8-pane overlight. 2:2:2 windows with battered architraves, console cornices to the ground floor, console pediments to the first-floor middle windows, and eared architraves the rest. 6/6-pane horned sashes, 3/6-panes on the second floor, and a C20 attic storey set back behind the balustrade. To the left is a single storey porch with half pilasters to an entablature, double 6-panel door and a grille above. INTERIOR: completely rebuilt behind the facade c1970. Follows from the Old Council House 1822-27 (qv) to the left, with matching capitals and ground-floor frieze. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 9).

Listing NGR: ST5885173071

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
379002
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A, Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest9

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Mar 2007
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