UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202652

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT, 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 58049 73282

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SW UNIVERSITY ROAD 901-1/10/315 (South East side) University of Bristol, Geography Department

GV II

University department. 1892. By F Bligh Bond. Red Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, gable stacks and a slate roof. L-shaped double-depth plan. Collegiate Tudor Gothic Revival style. 2 storeys and basement; 6-window range. A 2-window gable, 3-window block to left and canted bay in the angle. Moulded plinth, sill and lintel string courses, cornice with carved heads and gargoyles and crenellated parapet, with coped gables. Front right-hand gable has clasping octagonal buttresses to cyma pepperpots with large crockets; 3-light mullion and transom windows, with cinquefoil heads on the ground floor, and curvilinear tracery to the first floor, flank an exterior chimney breast with 3 octagonal ashlar stacks to a crocketed gable. Similar windows as the ground floor to the remainder, separated by buttresses, with a Tudor-arched doorway in the right-hand bay under a 2-centred arch with an open work parapet above. Full-height canted bay in the re-entrant. INTERIOR: largely rebuilt mid C20 after a fire. Open-well stair with moulded rail. Originally the Medical School, and part of the first buildings for the new university designed by C Hansom, and adapted after his death by Bond. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 323; Crick C: Victorian Buildings in Bristol: Bristol: 1975-: 58).

Listing NGR: ST5804973282

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 380756

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Crick, C , Victorian Buildings in Bristol, (1975), 58
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 323

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