NUMBER 5 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT RAILINGS AND PIERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202207
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 5 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT RAILINGS AND PIERS, 5, DOWRY SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 5 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT RAILINGS AND PIERS, 5, DOWRY SQUARE

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 56986 72650

Details

BRISTOL

ST5672NE DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells 901-1/13/1422 (West side) 08/01/59 No.5 and attached front basement railings and piers (Formerly Listed as: DOWRY SQUARE No.5)

GV II

Attached house. 1748. Probably by Thomas Paty. Brick with limestone dressings, brick gable and party wall stacks and a pantile double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. Planned as a symmetrical side to No.4 (qv), with rusticated pilaster strips to a moulded coping. Right-hand doorway has a plain ashlar surround and cornice, and mid C19 two-panel door with roundels and an integral rectangular overlight with margin panes. Cambered heads with 5 stepped voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes; 2 hipped dormers. Rear elevation has 2 hipped dormers and semicircular-arched stair lights. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron spear-headed railings and gates, and capped piers to entrance steps. A simpler design than No.4 (qv). 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: ST5698672650

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379528
Legacy System:
LBS

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

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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