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49 AND 50, QUEEN SQUARE

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: 49 AND 50, QUEEN SQUARE

List entry Number: 1202471

Location

49 AND 50, QUEEN 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: II

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380256

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5872NE QUEEN SQUARE 901-1/16/208 (West side) 08/01/59 Nos.49 AND 50 (Formerly Listed as: QUEEN SQUARE (West side) Nos.46-55 (Consecutive))

GV II

Pair of attached houses. c1780. Brick with limestone dressings, party wall stacks and a pantile mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 2-window range. A symmetrical pair has a first-floor sill band, cornice band and parapet; paired doorways to the middle, set in shallow recesses, have rubbed brick flat arches with cambered heads, plate-glass overlights and 6-panel doors. Cambered heads with 5 stepped voussoirs to single ground-floor 8/8-pane sashes, and upper 6/6-pane sashes, with 2 dormers each. INTERIOR: entrance hall with panelled semicircular arch to a rear dogleg stair with stick balusters, curtail and wreathed rail; cornice with palmettes in the corners; fireplaces, 6-panel doors and panelled shutters. Queen Square was built between 1701 and 1727. Much of the W side was rebuilt after the Reform Bill riots of 1831. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 50; Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 94).

Listing NGR: ST5866872524

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A, Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest50
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 94

National Grid Reference: ST 58668 72524

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