Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202169

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Statutory Address: MELROSE COTTAGES, 39-45, COTHAM HILL


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Statutory Address: MELROSE COTTAGES, 39-45, COTHAM 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 57870 74020


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ST5774 COTHAM HILL, Cotham 901-1/34/1157 (West side) 04/03/77 Nos.39-45 (Odd) Melrose Cottages


Terrace of 4 houses. 1843-4. Probably by George Gay. Rendered with limestone dressings, party wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style. Each of 2 storeys and basement; 2 windows. A composed terrace of 2 handed pairs with pilasters framing outer doorways and to party walls, frieze, cornice and parapet, ramped up at the ends and centre. Steps up to outer doorways which have paired pilasters to an entablature, overlights with margin bars, No.45 with a lantern, and 2-panel doors. Large ground-floor windows have pilasters to an entablature and 10/10-pane sashes, architraves to second floor 6/6-pane sashes, smaller over the doors with panelled aprons; basement sashes. INTERIOR: entrance hall to a central stair hall with open-well stair with stick balusters, urn newels, a ramped rail, and a small room between the stair and the party wall; stone fireplaces with fluted sides and roundels, with baskets with Greek Revival decoration, cornices with palmettes, 6-panel doors, panelled shutters. Possibly one of Gay's early terraces, featuring characteristic details such as paired pilasters and raised lintels.

Listing NGR: ST5787074020


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Legacy System number: 379418

Legacy System: LBS

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