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RED LODGE AND ATTACHED RUBBLE WALLS AND ENTRANCE STEPS

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: RED LODGE AND ATTACHED RUBBLE WALLS AND ENTRANCE STEPS

List entry Number: 1202417

Location

RED LODGE AND ATTACHED RUBBLE WALLS AND ENTRANCE STEPS, PARK ROW

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: I

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380113

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SW PARK ROW 901-1/10/164 (South side) 08/01/59 Red Lodge and attached rubble walls and entrance steps (Formerly Listed as: PARK ROW (South side) The Red Lodge)

I

House, now museum. c1589. For Sir John Younge. Altered c1730, restored early C20 by CFW Dening. Red rubble with limestone dressings, ashlar lateral stacks and a pantile hipped roof. C16 house remodelled in C18 as double-depth plan. 3 storeys and basement; 3-window range. A symmetrical garden front has ashlar quoins, strings to each floor and timber modillion quoins to overhanging eaves. Raised ground floor has an arcade of 3 semicircular arches, formerly an open verandah, now linked by an ovolo impost band, with ashlar aprons, each with 2 mullions, a central half-glazed door and outer 12/9-pane sashes with thick ovolo-moulded glazing bars. Moulded architraves to tall first-floor paired 12/12-pane sashes, and smaller single second-floor windows with 4/4-pane sashes. Shallow side projections, and rear with exposed timber-frames to 12/12-pane sashes, and rubble quoins. Street entrance from late C18 left-hand limestone ashlar single-storey porch, an architrave to door with 4 flush panels. INTERIOR: very fine late C16 joinery, plasterwork and fireplaces, and early C18 joinery. Great Oak Room almost completely original, fully panelled with fluted pilasters to a dado and panels with semicircular arches to a cornice, pedimented doorways and semicircular-arched doors, porch with paired Ionic columns, heraldic panels and figures; fine fireplace with paired fluted columns to a cornice, and paired terms to the overmantel with strapwork panels; strapwork plaster ceiling with pendents. Large early C18 rear open-well stair with fluted column newels, triple barleysugar balusters, wide surtail, and a moulded, ramped rail. C18 reception rooms, formed by enclosing the garden verandah, panelled with good fireplaces. Stone stair flight to street entrance, with a good 16-panel door at the bottom. New Oak Room has panelling and fireplaces from the Museum Reserve Collection. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached rubble walls around rear knot garden; brick-walled steps up from the garden, with Ionic capitals, and an elliptical arch to the front. Built as a Lodge to Younge's Great House, destroyed in 1863. Modernised c1730, when the garden verandah was enclosed and mullion windows replaced. A very fine interior containing some of the most important panelling in the country. (Levitt S: The Red Lodge, City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery: Bristol: 1986-; Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 77-80; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-: 439).

Listing NGR: ST5843973112

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 77-80
Levitt, S , The Red Lodge City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, (1986)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958), 439

National Grid Reference: ST 58439 73112

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