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NUMBERS 27, 28 AND 29 AND ATTACHED FRONT 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: NUMBERS 27, 28 AND 29 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS AND GATES

List entry Number: 1202407

Location

NUMBERS 27, 28 AND 29 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS AND GATES, 27, 28 AND 29, 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: 30-Dec-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380083

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5872NW ORCHARD STREET 901-1/15/159 (South East side) 08/01/59 Nos.27, 28 AND 29 and attached front area railings and gates (Formerly Listed as: ORCHARD STREET (South side) Nos.25-29 (Consecutive))

GV II*

Terrace of 3 houses. c1722. Brick with limestone dressings, party wall stacks and a pantile roof. Early Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys; 4-window range, No.27 of 3 windows. Rusticated pilaster strips, moulded strings to each floor and a coped parapet. Right-of-centre doorway to No.28 has fluted pilasters to a bracketed broken segmental pediment, wooden door frame and large 8-panel door; the outer houses have left-hand doorways with moulded brackets to canopies, rectangular overlights with lozenge glazing bars, and 6-panel doors. Windows with keyed brick flat arches, and grotesque carved keys to No.28 to 6/6-pane sashes, those to outer houses in flush frames, with 9/9-panes to first-floor of No.29 and second floor of No.27. Slate-hung segmental headed dormers. The right return has a limestone ashlar C20 shop front, rendered above with 2 first-floor sashes. INTERIOR: No.28 has a very fine, fully-panelled entrance stair hall, with an open-well stair to a balcony landing, with column-on-vase balusters, fluted Corinthian newels, and a ramped moulded rail, to a very wide curtail and wreathed rail with an inlaid star; foliate carved brackets, and moulded soffit; fluted Ionic pilasters to ground-floor semicircular-arched doorway and foliate key, and Corinthian pilasters to similar first-floor doorway; a dogleg rear service stair; panelled rooms, cornices and 6-panel doors. No.29 has a good dogleg stair. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front area wrought-iron railings and gates, curved in towards doorways. Part of a good early Georgian terrace with the slightly earlier Nos 25 & 26 (qv). The street was laid out in 1716, and the houses built by speculative builders to varying plans for different clients, and common elevations. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 100; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 152).

Listing NGR: ST5843172917

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), 152

National Grid Reference: ST 58422 72915

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