MORTIMER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1202096

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Statutory Address: MORTIMER HOUSE, CLIFTON DOWN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: MORTIMER HOUSE, CLIFTON DOWN ROAD

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 57086 73167

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5773SW CLIFTON DOWN ROAD, Clifton 901-1/8/763 (East side) 04/03/77 Mortimer House

GV II*

House, now nursing home. c1760, altered mid C19. Limestone ashlar with gable stacks and a slate hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys and basement; 9-window range. A symmetrical front has parapeted single-storey 2-window flanking wings which rise to 2 storeys further back, the middle 3-window range breaks forward; rusticated ground floor to a plat band, first-floor sill band, quoins above to a modillion cornice, parapet and pediment to centre. The doorway has a Gibbs surround with 3 large keys, bracketed cornice and 8-panel door, the top pair glazed. Ground-floor windows have large keys, architraves above with sill blocks, to horned plate-glass sashes. An early C19 right-hand block set back is rendered, with 2 semicircular-arched doorways with imposts and keys, blocked ground-floor window and cambered heads to 2 first-floor 6/6-pane sashes. Symmetrical rear elevation has canted mid C19 full-height bays at each end. INTERIOR: largely mid C19 details, including an entrance hall with stained-glass screen, rear open-well stair with column balusters, curtail and wreathed rail, and plaster panels to the walls, modillion cornice, and marble surrounds to cast-iron fireplaces. Closely modelled on Clifton Hill House (qv), 1746-50.

Listing NGR: ST5708673167

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Legacy System number: 379220

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