WEST INDIA HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202675
Date first listed:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
WEST INDIA HOUSE, 2,3 AND 4, WELSH BACK

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST INDIA HOUSE, 2,3 AND 4, WELSH BACK

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 58930 72890

Details

ST5872NE

BRISTOL WELSH BACK, Centre (West side) Nos. 2, 3 AND 4 West India House

1/16/980

GV II Office. l903. By Oatley and Lawrence. Red sandstone plinth, limestone ashlar, red brick with limestone dressings, brick lateral stacks and slate roof. Double-depth plan. Edwardian Baroque style. Three storeys and two attics; Five-window range. A symmetrical front is canted back slightly from the centre, a moulded plinth, banded ground floor to a plat band, pulvinated frieze and modillion cornice, attic storey and later dormers; pedimented centre set forward, with paired Ionic pilasters. Semicircular-arched doorway with coved surround and a large key, segmental-arched canopy on paired brackets, teardrop fanlight and double doors. Segmental-arched ground-floor and second-floor windows, architraves to upper floors, pediments on the first floor, and second-floor semicircular-arched windows, with a three-storey central semicircular-arched stair window, and oculus in the tympanum with relief branches; three large three-light dormers. Sashes with panes over plate glass. INTERIOR: open-well stair above the entrance hall. A well-composed facade, holding an important position and a good example of the architect's commercial work. (Scottish Provident Institution, Clare Street (qv)).

Listing NGR: ST5893072890

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380815
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 26 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01425/24
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