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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.


List entry Number: 1202020



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: 379014

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ST5873SE BROAD STREET, Centre 901-1/11/532 (North East side) 04/03/77 No.51


Office. Dated 1868. By Ponton and Gough. Limestone ashlar with sandstone dressings, ashlar gable stacks and a slate roof. Double-depth plan. Polychromatic Venetian Gothic Revival style. 3 storeys and attic; 6-window range. A symmetrical front has ground-floor 3 open bays divided by square piers with moulded capitals, with a right-hand carriage arch, central plate-glass window, and two C20 doors set back in the left-hand arch; first-floor sill band, second-floor zigzag sill band, moulded third-floor sill band, cornice and a parapet. A first-floor arcade of 3 large pointed arches with polychrome voussoirs, hood and carved dragons in the spandrels, a pair of 2-centre arches within each on sandstone columns with pedestals and crocket capitals, foliate spandrels and rounded panels in the tympanum. Second floor has 3 rectangular recesses with moulded lintels, each with a pair of windows with shouldered lintels on sandstone columns as the first floor, and dated panels; the end piers have carved imposts. Third-floor arcade of small 2-centre polychrome arches on shafts with crocket capitals, alternate inner pairs of ashlar panels with shields held in the jaws of a dragon. The parapet has a blind balustrade of slim columns with trefoil panelled dies. INTERIOR not inspected, but reported as having been extensively remodelled mid C20. One of a number of similar designs by these architects, including No.18 Nicholas Street (qv). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 375; The Building News: London: 44).

Listing NGR: ST5883373116

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 375
'Building News' in Building News, (), 44

National Grid Reference: ST 58833 73116


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