RAISED PAVEMENT, RAILINGS AND VAULTS FRONTING NUMBERS 1 TO 52 FOR APPROXIMATELY 330 METRES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1202516

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: RAISED PAVEMENT, RAILINGS AND VAULTS FRONTING NUMBERS 1 TO 52 FOR APPROXIMATELY 330 METRES, ROYAL YORK CRESCENT

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Location

Statutory Address: RAISED PAVEMENT, RAILINGS AND VAULTS FRONTING NUMBERS 1 TO 52 FOR APPROXIMATELY 330 METRES, ROYAL YORK CRESCENT

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 56927 72928

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5672NE ROYAL YORK CRESCENT, Clifton 901-1/13/1012 (North West side) 08/01/59 Raised pavement, railings and vaults fronting Nos.1-52 for approx 330 metres (Formerly Listed as: ROYAL YORK CRESCENT, Clifton (North West side) Nos.1-12, 12A AND 14-46)

GV II*

Raised pavement and vaulted cellars. Late C18/early C19. Limestone ashlar and Pennant flags. The pavement extends up to 10m in front of the crescent, with steps down through basement areas; each house has 3 segmental-arched vaults beneath. The front elevation of the pavement expresses the vaults in triple segmental-arched recesses, wider to the middle, most with later garage openings. The left-hand end curves in, with a flight of steps down, and there are 4 other sets of steps along the pavement before it comes to ground level at the right-hand end. INTERIOR: plain arched vaults. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached iron railings and stanchions extend the full width of the front wall. A prominent feature of what is reputed to be the longest terrace in Europe, and forming an important part of the view of Clifton from the S. HISTORICAL NOTE: the crescent was begun 1791 by James Lockier, probably to a design of William Paty, work stopped 1793, restarted 1809 and completed 1820.

Listing NGR: ST5692772928

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Legacy System number: 380394

Legacy System: LBS

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