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THE RUMMER HOTEL AND ATTACHED CELLAR STEPS, RAILINGS AND GATE

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: THE RUMMER HOTEL AND ATTACHED CELLAR STEPS, RAILINGS AND GATE

List entry Number: 1203478

Location

THE RUMMER HOTEL AND ATTACHED CELLAR STEPS, RAILINGS AND GATE, ALL SAINTS LANE

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

County:

District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378832

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST5872NE 901-1/16/509

BRISTOL ALL SAINTS LANE, Centre (North East side), The Rummer Hotel and attached cellar steps, railings and gate

(Formerly listed as Market Tavern Public House and attached cellar steps, railings and gate. Previously Listed as: ALL SAINTS LANE, The Rummer Hotel)

08/01/59

GV II

Public house. C13 cellars, rebuilt c1750, by John Wood the Elder, refaced mid C19. Render with limestone dressings, brick stacks and slate hipped roof. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 5-window range. A formerly symmetrical front has end windows set back, plinth, cornice and parapet; a large central doorway has consoles to a pediment, 4-panel double doors and a plate-glass overlight. Splayed left-hand corner with a mid C19 shop front each side, consoles to a cornice and glazing bars to windows each side of the corner entrance, with a pediment lintel; 6/6-pane first-floor sashes in flush frames, plate-glass ground-floor sashes. The right return has a pedimented 3-window centre set forward, windowless each side, a left-of-centre doorway and single ground-floor window; steps down to cellar. INTERIOR: mid C18 ground floor opened out: former elliptical hall arch on panelled pilasters to good rear open-well stair with column-on-vase balusters, uncut string and moulded, ramped rail and matching wainscot, panelling to right-hand rear room reached from hall through panelled doorway, left-hand rear room has panelled pilaster strips flanking fire surround and right-hand niche, to dentil cornice; a Parliament Clock of 1797; semicircular-arched vaulted cellars used as bar. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron railings and gate to cellar steps. HISTORICAL NOTE: the site of a medieval hostelry. The old Rummer tavern occupied the corner of the Exchange (qv) site until 1741, and was rebuilt by Wood on the current site. The destination of the first London mail coach, 8 August 1784. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: Unpublished: 1979-: 2).

Listing NGR: ST5888972993

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A, Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest2

National Grid Reference: ST5888972993

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