Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202477

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Statutory Address: ROYAL PROMENADE, 48-68, QUEEN'S ROAD


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Statutory Address: ROYAL PROMENADE, 48-68, QUEEN'S ROAD

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 57940 73261


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ST5773SE QUEEN'S ROAD 901-1/9/227 (North East side) 04/03/77 Nos.48-68 (Even) Royal Promenade


Terrace of 11 shops. 1859-68. By Foster and Wood. Limestone ashlar and granite columns, party wall stacks, slate roof with mansard sections. Double-depth plan. Italianate style. 2 storeys and attic; 38-window range. Part of a composed terrace has alternately sections of full attic storeys and mansards, 8:9:7:14 windows; a pilaster of faceted blocks to the right-hand end, ground-floor modillion cornice, string with guttae, second-floor sill band, dentil cornice, frieze and fluted brackets to a cornice, and attic storey with moulded coping. Ground-floor arcade of moulded semicircular arches with banded granite columns and capitals with volutes, and stone square piers to party walls; C20 infill shop fronts to all except Nos 58-66. Semicircular-arched first-floor windows have moulded jambs and plinths and carved capitals, linked by sill and impost bands; sections with attic storey have lengths of stone bracketed balconies, with balustrades of intersecting circles to the right-hand one; second-floor windows with architraves. Attic storey is articulated by panelled pilasters, with carved heads, to a cornice broken forward supporting spiked ball finials; windows have eared and shouldered architraves to segmental heads. Semicircular-arched dormers to the mansard sections have side brackets and ball finials, and linking parapet. 2/2-pane sashes, casements to the dormers. INTERIOR: largely remodelled for late C20 shops. A good and early shopping terrace, Bristol's first. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 355).

Listing NGR: ST5794073261


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Legacy System number: 380275

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Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 355

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