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NUMBER 13 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS

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 13 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1202211

Location

NUMBER 13 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS, 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: 379536

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5772NW DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells 901-1/14/1430 (East side) 08/01/59 No.13 and attached front area railings (Formerly Listed as: DOWRY SQUARE No.13)

GV II

3 attached houses and dispensary, now one office. Dated 1823. Limestone ashlar, with pantile roof. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and basement; 5-window range. A symmetrical front has end rusticated pilaster strips to a deep moulded cornice and parapet, with a raised central panel inscribed CLIFTON DISPENSARY/1823. A good raised Roman Doric porch has curved Pennant steps at each side, entablature and parapet, to a wide semicircular-arched doorway with reeded architrave, fanlight and margin lights, and 6-panel door; doorways at either end have pilaster jambs and moulded lintels, plate-glass overlights and 6-panel doors. Tripartite windows have pilaster jambs to moulded lintels, plain on the basement, with 6/6-pane sashes. INTERIOR: entrance hall to an axial passage, rear central stair flight with a quarter landing, stick balusters, column newels, ramped wreathed rail and curtail; right-hand stair removed. Reeded architraves with roundels, marble fire surrounds with roundels and good cast-iron fireplaces. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron front basement area and porch railings with urn finials. The first use of tripartite windows in Bristol, a characteristic feature of later villa and terrace designs in the city, and the work of '...an architect of experience and learning' (Gomme). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 230).

Listing NGR: ST5702972625

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 230

National Grid Reference: ST 57029 72625

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