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NAPIER COTTAGES

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: NAPIER COTTAGES

List entry Number: 1202336

Location

NAPIER COTTAGES, 1, 2 AND 3, KINGS WESTON LANE

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379891

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5477 KINGS WESTON LANE, Shirehampton 901-1/24/1739 (East side) 08/01/59 Nos.1, 2 AND 3 Napier Cottages

GV II

Terrace of 3 houses. Early C18, perhaps by Vanbrugh and contemporaneous with Kings Weston (qv). Limestone rubble and dressings, brick exterior stacks and pantile roof. Single-depth L-shaped plan. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Entrances in the returns, with a heavy left return chimney breasts, stone lintels to Nos 1 & 2 to the right, and brick to No.3 to the left. 3 right-hand ground-floor windows have large Mannerist stepped voussoirs and a key which rises to the sill above with sashes, and a central, segmental-headed window flanked by flat-headed ones, with casements. Later left-hand extension has 6/6-pane ground-floor sash and a 4-light canted oriel with a curved base in the end gable. INTERIOR not inspected. Notable for '...enormous voussoirs of obviously Vanbrugian derivation,' (Gomme). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 112).

Listing NGR: ST5437477416

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 112

National Grid Reference: ST 54378 77413

Map

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