NUMBERS 26 AND 27 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202046
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 26 AND 27 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS AND GATES, 26 AND 27, CANYNGE SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 26 AND 27 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS AND GATES, 26 AND 27, CANYNGE SQUARE

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 56866 73625

Details

BRISTOL

ST5673NE CANYNGE SQUARE, Clifton 901-1/1/724 (North West side) 04/03/77 Nos.26 AND 27 and attached front basement area railings and gates (Formerly Listed as: CANYNGE SQUARE Nos.26-33 (Consecutive))

GV II

Pair of attached houses. Late 1840s. By Charles Underwood, completed by W Gingell. Render with limestone dressings, party wall stacks and slate and pantile mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 2-window range. A symmetrical front has shallow projecting wings, deep cornice and parapet, with single-storey outer porches to a deep moulded band across the wings and linking with No.28 (qv). Segmental-arched doorways with raised surrounds, plate-glass overlights and 2-panel doors. Raised window surrounds with sill blocks and small ears, tripartite inner ground-floor windows, to 4/4-pane sashes, plate-glass on the first floor and 2/2-pane sashes with margin panes to the second floor. Rear elevation has a 4-window range, of first-floor semicircular-arched windows with raised, keyed surrounds, tripartite first-floor windows with 2/2-pane sashes, with a cast-iron balcony with diagonal railings and Vitruvian scroll; upper windows have raised, eared surrounds and 6/6-pane sashes. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area spear-headed cast-iron railings. HISTORICAL NOTE: Gingell completed the work after the original speculators went bankrupt. Forms part of a quasi-terrace of 4 semi-detached pairs, intermediate between the composed terrace of Nos 8-25 (qv), and the separate pairs along the W side of the square, all by Underwood. (Pollock A: Canynge Square: Bristol: 1986-).

Listing NGR: ST5686673625

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379079
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pollack, A, Canynge Square, (1986)

Legal

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

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Date: 19 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03005/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Clark. Source Historic England Archive
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