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

List Entry Summary

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

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

List entry Number: 1202651

Location

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

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 380754

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 58076 73300

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