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NUMBERS 15 TO 19 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS

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: NUMBERS 15 TO 19 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1202403

Location

NUMBERS 15 TO 19 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS, 15-19, ORCHARD STREET

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380077

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5872NW ORCHARD STREET 901-1/15/153 (North West side) 08/01/58 Nos.15-19 (Consecutive) and attached front area railings

GV II*

Terrace of 5 houses, now offices. Dated on hopper 1721. Built by John Price. Plasterwork by Joseph Thomas. Brick with limestone dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range, No.19 has a 4-window range. Articulated by rusticated pilasters strips, broken out over moulded strings and parapet coping. Doorways irreguarly spaced: No.15 between the right-hand windows, No.16 to the right, No.17 to the left with a left-hand narrow hall window, No.18 to the right and No.19 between the left-hand windows; fluted pilasters below scrolled stone brackets to pediments, a broken segmental pediment to No.19, wooden frames with rectangular overlights and glazing bars, wrought-iron lamp-holders to Nos 15 & 18, and 8-panel doors. 6/6-pane sashes in exposed frames, No.15 has keyed stone architraves and 3/6-pane second-floor sashes. Low segmental-arched basement hatches. 3 dormers each. INTERIOR: entrance halls with panelled partitions, fully-panelled rooms with cornices; fluted pilasters to hall arches, and open dogleg stairs with steps to the rear from the half-landings, column-on-vase balusters, moulded, ramped rails, and wainscot; 6-panel doors, panelled shutters, and carved fire surrounds. No.19 has a good open-well stair. No.15 has good Rococo plasterwork ceilings, probably by Joseph Thomas, to the walls and soffits of the stair. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron front area railings and gates with urn finials. Constructed to varying plans for different clients, to common front dimensions. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 100; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 154).

Listing NGR: ST5845872980

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 100
Ison, W, The Georgian Buildings of Bristol, (1952), 154

National Grid Reference: ST 58458 72980

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