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DOWRY PARADE AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS AND GATES

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: DOWRY PARADE AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS AND GATES

List entry Number: 1202311

Location

DOWRY PARADE AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS AND GATES, 309, HOTWELL ROAD

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: 379820

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5672NE HOTWELL ROAD, Hotwells 901-1/13/1455 (South East side) 08/01/59 No.309 Dowry Parade and attached front basement area railings and gates (Formerly Listed as: HOTWELL ROAD (South side) No.309 Dowry Parade)

GV II

Attached house. c1765. Built by Benjamin Probert and Robert Comfort, in the style of Thomas Paty. Render over brick with limestone dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile double-depth roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3 storeys and basement; 2-window range. Articulated by rusticated pilaster strips to a moulded coping. Left-hand doorway has a bracketed pediment to a Gibbs surround with split key and separate angled voussoirs, rectangular overlight with glazing bars, and a 6-panel door. Windows, set to the right of the entrance, have 5 stepped voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes, 3/6-panes on the second floor, in flush frames, and a canted C19 bay. Steps down to open basement areas, and arched cellars beneath the deep flagged pavement. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area cast-iron railings and gates with urn finials. Various speculative builders were involved in Dowry Parade, using designs similar to those employed by Thomas Paty. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 202; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 202).

Listing NGR: ST5695672502

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 202
Ison, W, The Georgian Buildings of Bristol, (1952), 202

National Grid Reference: ST 56956 72502

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