HABERFIELD HOUSE AND ATTACHED BALUSTRADES AND ENCLOSING WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202305

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: HABERFIELD HOUSE AND ATTACHED BALUSTRADES AND ENCLOSING WALLS, 1-24, HOTWELL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: HABERFIELD HOUSE AND ATTACHED BALUSTRADES AND ENCLOSING WALLS, 1-24, HOTWELL ROAD

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 56895 72529

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5672NE HOTWELL ROAD, Hotwells 901-1/13/1439 (North side) Nos.1-24 (Consecutive) Haberfield House and attached balustrades and enclosing walls

II

Almshouses, now terrace of 6 houses, each of 4 flats. 1889. By TS Pope. Brick with limestone dressings, party wall ridge and gable stacks and a Cornish slate roof. Double-depth plan. Neo Georgian style. Each of 2 storeys and basement; 3-window range. Terrace of symmetrical houses articulated by brick pilasters, each with a projecting 2-storey pedimented porch with ball finials, continuous ground-floor string and cornice, first-floor impost band and a bracketed eaves cornice. The porch has pilasters, and a doorway set under a segmental arch with a large scrolled key, plate-glass overlight and 6-panel door. Mullion windows have ovolo-moulded reveals and 2/2-pane horned sashes. Tall stacks with cornices. Matching rear elevation with plain brick openings and side doorways. Horizontal mouldings continue across the gable ends, articulated by pilasters into 6 sections with sunken panels, a pediment to the middle under a raised panel with brackets and ball finials. INTERIOR: each block has a central hall and front dogleg stair with turned balusters and moulded rail, with a half-landing over a 2-leaf door with stained glass. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement areas have balustrades of square-section terracotta balusters and panelled piers; surrounding wall extends approx 200m round garden and rear entrance yard, a terracotta balustrade over a panelled retaining wall, an ashlar S entrance with a stepped gable, heraldic panel and wrought-iron gates, tall piers to the N entrance with wide cornice, and spear-headed railings. HISTORICAL NOTE: originally Lady Haberfield's Almshouses, named after the patron. A late but well composed and detailed range, one of Bristol's fine group of almshouses.

Listing NGR: ST5690072528

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