UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY AND ATTACHED WALLS AND LAMPS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202651

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY AND ATTACHED WALLS AND LAMPS, UNIVERSITY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY AND ATTACHED WALLS AND LAMPS, UNIVERSITY ROAD

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 58076 73300

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SW UNIVERSITY ROAD 901-1/10/313 (East side) 04/03/77 University of Bristol, Department of Botany and attached walls and lamps (Formerly Listed as: UNIVERSITY ROAD Departments of Botany and Zoology, University of Bristol)

GV II

University department. 1880. By CF Hansom, continued 1889 by E Hansom and FB Bond. Red Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, lateral and ridge stacks, and Welsh slate roofs with bands of round-ended slates. Double-depth plan to 3 sides of a courtyard. Collegiate Tudor Revival style. Plain L-shaped 1880 block to the rear of the courtyard, 3 storeys; 7-window range. Ogee-headed cross windows to 2 wide, symmetrical, full-height bays, strings and crenellated parapet, and 2 Tudor-arched doorways. Later right-hand wing 2 storeys and basement; 6-window range, with mullion and transom windows, cornice with carved heads and crenellated parapet. Left-hand gable faces courtyard with windows each side of an exterior stack; the left-hand gable to the road is 3 storeys with clasping buttresses, 3 ground-floor windows with a central Tudor-arched door, beneath fan vaulting supporting a canted oriel with narrow flanking windows and crenellated parapet; semicircular-arched second-floor window. To the right is a 1904 projecting octagonal tower with corner gargoyles and a panelled ashlar parapet. Similar street gable to right-hand wing has 3 storeys and a left-hand stair turret set back with an ashlar spirelet and finial. INTERIOR: largely plain laboratory and teaching rooms. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front entrance walls with low piers and wrought-iron lamps. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 323).

Listing NGR: ST5807673300

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 380754

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Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 323

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