NUMBERS 2 AND 3 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, GATE AND PIERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202569
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 2 AND 3 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, GATE AND PIERS, 2 AND 3, SION HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 2 AND 3 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, GATE AND PIERS, 2 AND 3, SION 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 56654 73011

Details

BRISTOL

ST5673SE SION HILL, Clifton 901-1/7/1017 (East side) 08/01/59 Nos.2 AND 3 and attached area railings, gate and piers (Formerly Listed as: SION HILL Nos.2 AND 3)

GV II

Pair of attached houses. c1800. Limestone ashlar, brick party wall stacks and slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 1-bay range. A matching pair, the right-hand one set forward, with outer pilaster strips to a cornice and parapet, sill bands and first-floor string. Steps up to left-hand doorways with shallow recessed surrounds and deeply-set doorways with plate-glass overlights and 6-panel doors, the top pair raised with cut off corners. Full-height 3-light bows have panelled ground-floor aprons with curved 6/6-pane and flanking 4/4-pane sashes, 3/6-pane and 2/4-pane second-floor sashes, with blind boxes. 2 dormers and single basement windows. First-floor timber tented balconies have wrought-iron pointed-arched railings with quatrefoils and stanchions. INTERIOR: entrance hall with a central lateral open dogleg stair with stick balusters and a wreathed rail and curtail, lit by a round lantern, with a room between the stair and party wall, semicircular-arched recesses, 6-panel doors with reeded architraves, panelled shutters and fire surrounds. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron front basement area railings and gates with urn finials, and capped banded piers. A most distinctive design which benefits from the use of bold full-height rounded bays with fine tented balconies.

Listing NGR: ST5665873008

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380532
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: 23 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03800/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Cyril N. Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
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