ROYAL PROMENADE

Overview

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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Location

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

Details

BRISTOL

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

GV II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
380275
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/08525/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Ruth Povey. Source Historic England Archive
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