NUMBERS 1 TO 6 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1202443

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

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

Map

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Location

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

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: ST 59385 73663

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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

Legacy

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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

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