NUMBER 9 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT WALLS AND PIERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1202210
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 9 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT WALLS AND PIERS, 9, DOWRY SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 9 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT WALLS AND PIERS, 9, 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 57017 72660

Details

BRISTOL

ST5772NW DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells 901-1/14/1426 (North side) 08/01/59 No.9 and attached front basement walls and piers (Formerly Listed as: DOWRY SQUARE No.9)

GV II*

Attached house. c1725. By George Tully. Limestone ashlar and render, brick gable and party wall stacks and a slate double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 5-window range. A symmetrical front has a banded ground floor, rusticated pilaster strips, ground- and first-floor strings and a moulded coping. A good doorway has fluted Ionic pilasters to entablature blocks and a broken segmental pediment, 3-pane overlight and 6-panel door, the top 4 raised. Lintels with 5 rusticated voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes in flush frames, 3 slate hipped dormers and a square slate-hung ridge lantern. Roughcast rear elevation has outer full-height closet blocks with pyramidal roofs, 3 hipped dormers, and Pennant rubble drips over the windows. INTERIOR: panelled entrance hall divided by a panelled elliptical arch from a good rear open-well stair with 3 column-on-vase balusters per tread, the middle one twisted, ramped and moulded rail to a wide curtail, and ramped wainscot; eared fire surrounds and panelled overmantels, with semicircular-arched side niches; 4-panel doors, cornices and panelled shutters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area walls, piers with brackets and wrought-iron railings. 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).

Listing NGR: ST5701772660

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379532
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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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