TOWER OF CHURCH OF THE HOLY NATIVITY (OTHER PARTS NOT INCLUDED)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202671

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Statutory Address: TOWER OF CHURCH OF THE HOLY NATIVITY (OTHER PARTS NOT INCLUDED), WELLS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWER OF CHURCH OF THE HOLY NATIVITY (OTHER PARTS NOT INCLUDED), WELLS 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 60204 71429

Summary

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST316071 WELLS ROAD, Knowle 901-1/47/1560 (North East side) 04/03/77 Tower of Church of the Holy Nativity (other parts not included)

II

Church tower. 1871-83. By A Ponton and WV Gough. Bridgwater brick walls with limestone dressings and copper-covered spire. Square tower with one adjoining bay of aisle; the body of the church was destroyed in World War II. Lombardic-Romanesque style. 5 storeys, diminishing slightly at the string courses. Lancet doorway with polychromatic arch, and 2 similar side windows; statue in carved Gothic niche on 3 corbels above doorway, and panelled stone band; second, third and top storeys have one, 2 and 4 arched openings, the latter forming an arcade on slim columns. Bands of yellow brick become progressively thinner and closer together from ground to second floor; thereafter plain red brick. INTERIOR not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: tower completed by Gough's son Arthur in 1931; the body of the church rebuilt in the 1950s. A prominent south Bristol landmark. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 328).

Listing NGR: ST6020471429

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 380809

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Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 328

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