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MELROSE COTTAGES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MELROSE COTTAGES

List entry Number: 1202169

Location

MELROSE COTTAGES, 39-45, COTHAM HILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379418

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

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

GV II

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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National Grid Reference: ST 57870 74020

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