NUMBERS 1 TO 12 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202629
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1 TO 12 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS, 1-12, THE POLYGON

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1 TO 12 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS, 1-12, THE POLYGON

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 56936 72704

Details

BRISTOL

ST5672NE THE POLYGON, Clifton 901-1/13/1071 (South East side) 08/01/59 Nos.1-12 (Consecutive) and attached front garden walls and piers (Formerly Listed as: THE POLYGON Nos.1-12 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 12 houses. Started 1826. Render with limestone dressings, party wall stacks and a slate mansard half hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. A sharply convex terrace articulated by pilasters to a cornice and parapet, ramped up over the party walls. Right-hand doorways have narrow overlights and 6-panel doors, the upper 4 raised with corners cut out, the bottom pair reeded. 6/6-pane sashes, and 2 dormers. First-floor timber balconies have iron brackets and wrought-iron pointed-arched railings with quatrefoils. The rear elevation has a cornice, and a 3-window range to No.12; projecting 1- and 2-storey service blocks, originally with semicircular-arched windows. INTERIOR: No.3, entrance hall divided by a semicircular arch from a dogleg stair with uncut string, stick balusters, column newels and ramped, banded rail; front ground-floor rooms linked by panelled double doors, marble fire surround with reeded jambs and corner roundels to a good hop grate to the back and an arch-plate register grate to the front; flagged basement with cooking range, and dresser in the rear block; 6-panel doors and panelled shutters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached brick front garden walls with slim capped ashlar piers, some railings with cast-iron anthemion finials; pair of large entrance piers to the S end inscribed POLYGON. (Mowl T: To Build The Second City: Bristol: 1991-: 140).

Listing NGR: ST5693872704

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380696
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Mowl, T, To Build a Second City, (1991), 140

Legal

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: 04 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06228/35
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