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City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
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ST 58853 72938



ST5872NE ST NICHOLAS STREET, Centre 901-1/16/657 (North side) 04/03/77 No.18 Gresham Chambers


Attached shop. 1868. By Ponton and Gough. Random limestone ashlar with red sandstone bands, brick party wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Venetian Gothic Revival style. 3 storeys; 3-window range. A symmetrical front has a shop front with outer doorways and wider plate-glass window in between, square piers and responds with crocket capitals, raised blocks above with carved tops and gablets; lintels between have nail-head mouldings, flanking a carved, weathered cornice. Round panels in blocks have painted carved heads. Upper floors have bands of red sandstone, and impost bands with running incised decoration; flanking the second-floor bracketed cornice are short paired columns on moulded corbels with crocket capitals and gableted tops with shields and MD monogram. 3-window arcades have banded columns to crocket capitals to stilted 2-centre arches, taller on the first floor, with moulded arrises, labels, and shouldered lintels within the arches with moulded spandrels. INTERIOR: largely remodelled mid C20. One of a number of similar designs for commercial buildings by Ponton and Gough, including St Nicholas Chambers (qv). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 375).

Listing NGR: ST5885372938


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Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 375


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

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Date: 14 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01415/11
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