NUMBER 13 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202211

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: NUMBER 13 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS, DOWRY SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NUMBER 13 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS, 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 57029 72625

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 379536

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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