38, COLLEGE GREEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202128
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Statutory Address:
38, COLLEGE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
38, COLLEGE GREEN

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 58452 72788

Details

BRISTOL

ST5872NW COLLEGE GREEN 901-1/15/60 (North East side) 04/03/77 No.38

GV II

Formerly known as: Cabot Cafe COLLEGE GREEN. Cafe, now offices. 1904. By LaTrobe and Weston. Granite, limestone ashlar, copper and mosaic details, roof not visible. Single-depth plan. Art Nouveau style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. A symmetrical front has an altered ground floor clad in red granite with 3 chamfered openings, the right-hand pair opened into one, with a right-hand Tuscan column to a console and gablet above the fascia. Upper floors have pedimented 2-storey outer buttresses, with narrow full-height recessed windows, divided by copper hoods with Art Nouveau flowers to the first-floor windows, and third-floor oculi with moulded surrounds and festoons below the pediments. Between is a 2-storey, 4-light timber bow window, divided by a mosaic panel, a segmental arch above with alternate raised voussoirs, under a segmental flat canopy beneath the third-floor windows. The parapet curves down over the buttresses, with 3 tall narrow windows to the middle. INTERIOR: a right-hand stair flight with panelled sides, tall first-floor square balusters, plaster strapwork to ceilings throughout, and good Art Nouveau fireplaces with copper hoods, glazed tiles, and inlay, with tall segmental-arched surrounds. Probably Bristol's best piece of Art Nouveau architecture. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 214; City Buildings Series: Burroughs T H B: Bristol: 1970-: 67; PL115).

Listing NGR: ST5845472793

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379303
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 214
Burrough, T H B, 'City Building' in Bristol, (1970), 67

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: 30 Jun 2001
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