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EMMAUS HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALL

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: EMMAUS HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALL

List entry Number: 1202289

Location

EMMAUS HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALL, HENSMAN'S HILL

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379760

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5772NW HENSMAN'S HILL, Clifton 901-1/14/873 (South side) 08/01/59 Emmaus House and attached front garden wall (Formerly Listed as: HENSMAN'S HILL (South side) Clifton Grove)

GV II

Attached house, now convent. Early C18. Flemish-bond brick with limestone dressings, gable stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. A symmetrical front of red brick with yellow headers, rusticated pilaster strips through a ground-floor string, first-floor cornice and moulded parapet coping. Mid C18 doorway has pilasters to an open pediment, semicircular-arched doorway with a teardrop fanlight and lantern, and door with 6 raised panels. Windows have rubbed brick flat arches with keys, 6/6-pane sashes in exposed frames, 3/3-panes to the attic. Semicircular stair windows in the right return. INTERIOR: entrance hall with a semicircular panelled arch to a rear right-hand open dogleg stair with column balusters, column newels and moulded ramped rail, and early C19 marble fireplace. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached squared coursed front garden wall to NE with panelled ashlar piers, spear-headed cast-iron gates and railings. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 30).

Listing NGR: ST5717572885

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A, Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest30

National Grid Reference: ST 57175 72885

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