ST JOHN'S PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203518
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
ST JOHN'S PLACE, APSLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST JOHN'S PLACE, APSLEY 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 57476 74512

Details

BRISTOL

ST5774 APSLEY ROAD, Clifton 901-1/34/689 (South side) 04/03/77 St John's Place (Formerly Listed as: APSLEY ROAD Church of St John with St Anselm)

II

Church, now offices. 1841. By John Hicks. Chancel 1864 by SB Gabriel. Squared Brandon Hill Grit rubble with limestone dressings, limestone ashlar towers and pantile roof. Cruciform plan with twin W towers. Perpendicular Gothic Revival style. Shallow, crenellated E gable has diagonal buttresses and a 6-light window with panel tracery and lamb stops, and flowers carved in the drip. N chancel window has 2 lights in a 4-centred arch; the gabled N transept has an arched doorway with Tudor flowers to the mouldings, diagonally set buttress pinnacles either side with angel capitals and a crocketed ogee hood, and a 4-light window above; the transept W window and those in the 4-bay nave are narrow with 3 lights and a transom in 4-centred arches; the W bay forms the base of the tower. Similar S elevation has a late C19 vestry against the chancel, with 1- and 3-light flat-headed windows. The W front is flanked by 2-stage towers with diagonal buttresses, arched W doorways with casement mouldings and head stops, and 2-light windows to the side elevations; second-stage paired lancets have linked, stilted hoods, and dragon corbels between them to diagonal buttress pinnacles which rise through a plain parapet, with crocketed corner pinnacles; 2-stage openwork turrets have narrow cinquefoil windows and crenellated tops; the W front is set back, with an arched doorway in a label mould with dragons in the spandrels and lancets each side; above is a 4-light Perpendicular window in a crenellated gable containing a crocketed niche with a statue. INTERIOR not inspected. Converted to offices and auction rooms in 1990. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 293; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-).

Listing NGR: ST5747674512

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
378843
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 293
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958)

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: 03 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/03004/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Clark. Source Historic England Archive
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