EDWARDS GARAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1203502

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: EDWARDS GARAGE, 1, ALMA VALE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: EDWARDS GARAGE, 1, ALMA VALE 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 57336 73845

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5773NW ALMA VALE ROAD, Clifton 901-1/2/686 (South West side) No.1 Edwards Garage

II

Garage. c1898. Perhaps by Drake and Pizey. Red brick with orange rubbed brick and limestone dressings, roof not visible. Single-depth plan. Edwardian Baroque style. Single-storey; 3-bay range. A symmetrical facade is articulated by brick pilasters with ashlar plinths, banded stone and rubbed brick below acanthus capitals. Wide, open segmental arches with alternate stone and rubbed brick voussoirs, flank a narrow doorway set in ashlar, beneath an elaborate carved cartouche with rocaille, a cornice, and oculus with brick and stone voussoirs, split key, and gabled label. Full-width banded entablature, cornice and parapet, with a large central segmental pediment with 5 moulded voussoirs; ashlar dies over the pilasters with 4 good carved ball finials. INTERIOR: open-plan show room and garage. A decorative early garage front, and a very early example of the building type. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 2).

Listing NGR: ST5733673845

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 378838

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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