SWISS COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202315
Date first listed:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
SWISS COTTAGE, IRONMOULD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SWISS COTTAGE, IRONMOULD LANE

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 63331 70399

Details

BRISTOL

ST6370 IRONMOULD LANE, Brislington 901-1/49/465 (South side) Swiss Cottage

GV II

House. c1830. Render with limestone dressings and ridge stacks and a slate roof. Double-depth plan. Picturesque Gothick style. 2 storeys, attic and basement; 2-window range. T-shaped plan, left-hand entrance blocked, right-hand Tudor-arched doorway with a ribbed door, now inside the house covered by the conservatory. Paired casements have horizontal glazing bars and cambered heads, with raised label moulds. Arrow slits to attic gables beneath gable apex, with a moulded basin underneath. Gables have scalloped barge-boards with quatrefoil-pierced rounded ends. End gable has a later shallow bay with French windows beneath a verandah on slender cast-iron stanchions, with a glazed C20 door to left of the bay; rear single-storey early C20 timber conservatory, with buttresses at the angles and a hipped, felted roof. INTERIOR: central hall with pointed arches and dumb waiter, central dogleg stair with a brass rail, full basement, and principal bedroom with a coved ceiling. Probably based on a design in PF Robinson's 'Designs for Ornamental Villas.' Built as part of the Brislington House Asylum, Bath Road (qv) and known as Carysfoot Cottage, after the peer of that name who was housed there. (Stoddart S: Mr Braikenridge's Bristol: Bristol: 1981-: 3).

Listing NGR: ST6333170399

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
379832
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Stoddard, S, Mr Baikenridges Brislington, (1981)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/04014/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Cyril N. Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
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