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30 AND 32, PORTLAND STREET, 2-7, GLOUCESTER STREET, 2-6, JAMES PLACE

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: 30 AND 32, PORTLAND STREET, 2-7, GLOUCESTER STREET, 2-6, JAMES PLACE

List entry Number: 1202449

Location

2-6, JAMES PLACE
2-7, GLOUCESTER STREET
30 AND 32, PORTLAND 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: 30-Dec-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380197

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5673SE PORTLAND STREET, Clifton 901-1/7/927 (North side) Nos.30 AND 32

GV II

Includes: Nos.2-7 GLOUCESTER STREET Clifton. Includes: Nos.2-6 JAMES PLACE Clifton. 13 attached houses. Early C19. Roughcast and black stucco with limestone dressings, party wall stacks, and valley roofs. Single-depth plan houses arranged to form a 3-sided court. Each of 3 storeys; 1-window range, 2 windows to houses facing Portland Street, with basements to Gloucester Street. 3 connected terraces, 2 with a house facing on to Portland Street and backed by terraces of 3 to the SW and 2 to the NE facing each other across a flagged court, linked by a terrace of 6 across the back facing Gloucester Street. Each house has a plinth, pilaster strips to a frieze, cornice and parapet, with first- and second-floor sill bands; Nos 30 & 32 have central doorways, No.2 Gloucester Street linked to No.1 and without a doorway, the rest are paired, with raised surrounds and bracketed flat cornices, rectangular overlights with margin panes to doors with 4 flush panels. Raised, keyed surrounds with rounded corners, cornices and sill blocks, plain second-floor surrounds, to horned 2/2-pane sashes with margin panes; basement grilles to Gloucester Street. Wide arched vaults to the Gloucester Street houses open into the court. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: rear yards. HISTORICAL NOTE: a unique arrangement with Carter's Buildings (qv) of courtyard housing in Bristol. Courts were more common from the late C18 in the fast-growing industrial towns of the north. Shown on Donne's 1821 map.

Listing NGR: ST5688973159

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National Grid Reference: ST 56889 73159

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