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NUMBERS 1 TO 6 AND ATTACHED 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 1 TO 6 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1202443

Location

NUMBERS 1 TO 6 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, 1-6, PORTLAND SQUARE

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380184

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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

ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul 901-1/6/1900 (West side) 08/01/59 Nos.1-6 (Consecutive) and attached area railings

GV I

Terrace of 6 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone ashlar, brick stacks and slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. Part of a symmetrical composition to the side of the square, interrupted by Surrey Street, in which the end houses project slightly with an ashlar attic storey. A rusticated ground floor, with pilasters from the first-floor plat band to a modillion cornice and parapet; right-hand doorcases have Ionic columns and modillion pediments, batswing fanlights and 6-panel doors; rusticated voussoirs to the ground-floor windows and plain voussoirs above, with 6/6-pane sashes; the end gables have a large central semicircular-arched doorway with a Gibbs surround, and a similar stair windows above. INTERIOR: largely rebuilt c1974 behind the facades, with restored lateral, curved open-well stairs to the middle. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spear railings to basement areas. Part of Bristol's '...most complete and beautiful square' (Gomme). (Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 220; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 55).

Listing NGR: ST5938773659

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dening, C F W , The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol, (1923), 55
Ison, W, The Georgian Buildings of Bristol, (1952), 220

National Grid Reference: ST 59385 73663

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