ROTUNDA, BASTION AND CONNECTING WALL APPROXIMATELY 150 METRES SOUTH WEST OF GOLDNEY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1202106
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Statutory Address:
ROTUNDA, BASTION AND CONNECTING WALL APPROXIMATELY 150 METRES SOUTH WEST OF GOLDNEY HOUSE, CLIFTON HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROTUNDA, BASTION AND CONNECTING WALL APPROXIMATELY 150 METRES SOUTH WEST OF GOLDNEY HOUSE, CLIFTON HILL

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 57337 72694

Details

BRISTOL

ST5772NW CLIFTON HILL, Clifton 901-1/14/786 (South side) 08/01/59 Rotunda, bastion and connecting wall approx 150m south-west of Goldney House

GV II*

Garden house and bastion with connecting retaining walls. 1753-7. Render and brick with limestone dressings, red rubble retaining walls. Gothick style, based on Batty Langley design. Raised round summer house connected to round bastion by a length of raised walk. Buttressed retaining wall; summer house rendered to the lower part, string over the windows and cornice, with a W doorway and 4 south windows with ogee head and moulded surround, 9-pane windows and half-glazed door, 3 round windows set in matching false N windows. Crenellated parapet with ogee merlons. Surrounding brick wall with ashlar blocks. Basement room with shallow dome. INTERIOR: a plain bench to the wall. Built by Thomas Goldney as part of his decorative landscape to the house. Formerly a rotunda of columns to an entablature stood on the surrounding wall. Possibly by either James Bridges or Thomas Paty using Langley's pattern book. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 164).

Listing NGR: ST5733772694

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
379245
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 164
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

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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