This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

NUMBER 6 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT WALLS 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 6 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT WALLS AND PIERS

List entry Number: 1202208

Location

NUMBER 6 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT WALLS AND PIERS, 6, 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

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379529

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

BRISTOL

ST5672NE DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells 901-1/13/1423 (North side) 08/01/59 No.6 and attached front basement walls and piers (Formerly Listed as: DOWRY SQUARE No.6)

GV II*

Attached house. c1725. By George Tully. Stucco over brick, brick gable and party wall stacks and a pantile double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 2-window range. Part of a terrace of 3 houses articulated by rusticated pilaster strips, with moulded ground- and first-floor bands and a moulded coping, with a central entrance wing extending across the corner of the square. A right-hand doorway has a plain bracketed canopy, 3-pane overlight and 6-panel door. Lintels with 5 rusticated voussoirs to 4/4-pane sashes in flush frames, and 9/9 sashes to ground-floor left with fixed upper lights; slate hipped dormer. Rear elevation has a 5-window range with 4/4-pane sashes in exposed frames, and 3 slate-hung dormers with 6/6-pane sashes. INTERIOR: dogleg stair with square newels, moulded pine handrail, turned balusters. Left-hand ground-floor room panelled with shell niche and brown marble surround to fireplace. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area walls and 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. A plaque records that Sir Humphrey Davy lived here 1799-1801. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 105).

Listing NGR: ST5699572667

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 105

National Grid Reference: ST 56995 72667

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1202208 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 24-Sep-2018 at 12:59:45.

End of official listing