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NUMBER 4 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT RAILINGS AND PIERS

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: NUMBER 4 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT RAILINGS AND PIERS

List entry Number: 1202206

Location

NUMBER 4 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT RAILINGS AND PIERS, 4, DOWRY SQUARE

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: 08-Jan-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379527

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5672NE DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells 901-1/13/1421 (West side) 08/01/59 No.4 and attached front basement railings and piers (Formerly Listed as: DOWRY SQUARE No.4)

GV II*

Attached house. 1748. Probably by Thomas Paty. Brick with limestone dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 5-window range. A symmetrical front has rusticated pilaster strips to a moulded coping and parapet, and rusticated quoins to the pedimented middle section which breaks forward. The doorway has a mid C19 porch of fluted columns on octagonal Pennant plinths with acanthus capitals to an entablature and dentil cornice, 2-panel door with roundels and margin and overlights. Cambered heads with 5 stepped voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes; 3 hipped dormers. INTERIOR: mid C19 decorative scheme, with an entrance hall divided by flat arch with guilloche and Greek key panels and cornices, doorways with cornices and 2-panel doors and panelled shutters, with a rear mid C20 stair. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached mid C19 cast-iron spike-headed railings with foliate decoration, and capped piers. Dowry Square was laid out by Tully in 1720, and building continued until 1750. Each side had a 5-window middle house and outer 3-window ones, of brick, now altered and mostly rendered, to various designs. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 105; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 157).

Listing NGR: ST5698072642

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 105
Ison, W, The Georgian Buildings of Bristol, (1952), 157

National Grid Reference: ST 56980 72642

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