ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN AND ATTACHED FRONT WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202548
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN AND ATTACHED FRONT WALLS, ST MICHAELS HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN AND ATTACHED FRONT WALLS, ST MICHAELS HILL

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 58376 73492

Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SW ST MICHAEL'S HILL 901-1/10/284 (South West side) 04/03/77 Royal Hospital for Sick Children and attached front walls (Formerly Listed as: ST MICHAEL'S HILL (South West side) Royal Hospital for Sick Children (front block only))

II

Hospital. 1885. By Robert Carwen. Red Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, ridge stacks and a cross-gabled tiled roof. Double-depth plan. Tudor Gothic Revival style. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. A symmetrical front has shallow end gables linked by a lower parapet, sill and lintel bands, and moulded copings. A large, full-height ashlar porch has clasping octagonal buttresses with crenellated tops, and a Tudor-arched doorway with 2 orders in a rectangular frame with pointed overlights; above is a 3-light oriel with a moulded base, Tudor-arched windows and narrow overlight, and a panelled, crenellated parapet. Mullion and transom windows with metal casements, of 3 lights flanking the door, and cross windows to outer canted bays with openwork parapets. First-floor inner windows have cinquefoil-headed lights, outer ones have Tudor-arched heads with Perpendicular tracery. Gables have 2-light louvred windows with labels. Panels between the inner windows inscribed HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN. 2 large cross-axial stacks. INTERIOR: entrance hall with a cornice and Tudor roses, and two 2-centre arches on a central octagonal pier to a rear open-well stair. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached rubble walls with moulded copings to the entrance. (The Builder: London: 790).

Listing NGR: ST5837673492

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380475
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 16 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/14412/01
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