THE SUGAR LOAF PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202061
Date first listed:
03-Dec-1973
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
THE SUGAR LOAF PUBLIC HOUSE, 1, CHRISTMAS STEPS

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE SUGAR LOAF PUBLIC HOUSE, 1, CHRISTMAS STEPS

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 58645 73170

Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SE CHRISTMAS STEPS 901-1/11/42 (South side) 03/12/73 No.1 The Sugar Loaf Public House (Formerly Listed as: CHRISTMAS STEPS Nos.1-7 (Consecutive)) (Formerly Listed as: CHRISTMAS STEPS No.1A)

GV II

House and pair of attached houses, now one public house. c1710, altered late C18/early C19, converted late C20, exterior joinery dating from then. Roughcast, render and brick, clinker plinth, brick right-hand lateral stack and pantile hipped roof. 3 double-depth plan units linked into one. 3 storeys and attic; 3-window range. The early C18 elevation facing the bottom of Host Street is symmetrical with a clinker plinth below the ground-floor cills, a public house front to the right-hand corner and return, and overhanging timber eaves cornice. A central doorway has a timber pediment on moulded brackets with recessed bed mould and a door with 4 raised panels. Raised surrounds to 6/6-pane ground-floor, 9/9-pane first-floor and 6/9-pane second-floor sashes, in exposed frames; 2 hipped dormers. Paired 8/8-pane sashes to the public house beneath a cornice; the 1-window right-hand return has paired 12/12-pane public house front sashes, and windows above as the front. 2 right-hand sections stepped up Christmas Steps have C20 public house glazing to the ground floors; the middle one has left-of-centre hoist doors above with double doors, and extends up abutting the brick stack; the right-hand section has ashlar lintels to first-floor plate-glass and second-floor 3/6-pane sashes. INTERIOR: chamfered ceiling beams, ground-floor fireplace, and C20 public house interior. Nos 1-7 Christmas Steps were listed on 4.3.1977. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 12).

Listing NGR: ST5864573170

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379122
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 12

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: 03 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/06517/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Ruth Povey. Source Historic England Archive
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