Nos. 36, 37 and 38 QUEEN SQUARE


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City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
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ST 5872, 901-1/42/205 BRISTOL, QUEEN SQUARE (South side), Nos. 36, 37 and 38

(Formerly Listed as: QUEEN SQUARE (South side) Nos. 36-42 (Consecutive))



Terrace of three houses. c1703. Brick, limestone ashlar and render, with limestone quoins and dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. Each of three storeys, basement and attic; 5-window range. A symmetrical group with a continuous roof, modillion eaves cornice and three dormers, and matching end houses. No. 37 in the middle has a rusticated ground floor to a plat band, and render above; a central Doric portico and entablature over a doorway with a moulded surround and 5-panel door, incised voussoirs on the ground floor, the rest plain, to 6/6-pane sashes with fine bars and exposed frames, with bolection mouldings on the second floor. Nos. 36 & 38 have quoins, and strings on each floor; central doorways have attached timber porches with Doric columns to a pediment, fanlights and 6-panel doors; keyed, rubbed, brick flat arches to 6/6-pane sashes in bolection-moulded exposed frames. The left return has a C19 doorway and a small gable.

INTERIOR: No. 37 has a large entrance hall, fully-panelled ground-floor rooms, with window seats, panelled shutters, bolection-moulded door frames and 6-panel doors; a rear open-well stair with an uncut string, barleysugar balusters, square newels and toadback rail, with a fielded wainscot. One of the few remaining original houses of Queen Square, which was laid out in 1699 and has claim to being the largest square in England, and built between 1701 and 1727 to leases of varied width and similar design. (Mowl T: To Build The Second City: Bristol: 1991-: 12).

Listing NGR: ST5874172475


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Mowl, T, To Build a Second City, (1991), 12


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 16 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/02567/07
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