NUMBERS 12 TO 15 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED FRONT RAILINGS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202323
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 12 TO 15 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED FRONT RAILINGS AND GATES, 12-15, KING SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 12 TO 15 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED FRONT RAILINGS AND GATES, 12-15, KING 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 58897 73828

Details

BRISTOL

ST5873NE KING SQUARE, Kingsdown 901-1/5/1479 (North West side) 08/01/59 Nos.12-15 (Consecutive) and attached front railings and gates (Formerly Listed as: KING SQUARE (North West side) Nos.12-15 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 4 houses. c1772. Possibly by Thomas Paty. Brick with limestone dressings, brick party wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. 2 handed pairs with rusticated pilasters to a cornice and parapet, and C20 porches over outer doorways with segmental overlights and 6-panel doors; cambered heads with 5 stepped voussoirs and fluted keys to 6/6-pane horned sashes, and 2 slate, hipped dormers to the right-hand pair. The basements project, with steps up through them to the doorways. INTERIOR: Nos 14 & 15 now interconnected; No.15 has a fully-panelled front room with fluted Ionic pilasters flanking a fine fireplace with carved fruit, rocaille and an eared overmantel, a modillion cornice, fluted pilasters to a semicircular hall arch, leading to an open-well stair with 3 column-on-vase balusters to each stair, column newels and a ramped rail, panelled shutters and doors. Similar details observed to No.12. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron spiked railings and gates to the front steps and areas. King Square was laid out c1742 by George Tully. (Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 173; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 50).

Listing NGR: ST5889773828

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379856
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dening, C F W , The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol, (1923), 50
Ison, W, The Georgian Buildings of Bristol, (1952), 173

Legal

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

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Date: 13 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/06886/06
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