SIGN POST AND THREE LAMPS, AT INTERSECTION WITH WELLS ROAD SIGN POST AT THREE LAMPS, AT INTERSECTION WITH BATH ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1203998
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
SIGN POST AND THREE LAMPS, AT INTERSECTION WITH WELLS ROAD, BATH ROAD
Statutory Address:
SIGN POST AT THREE LAMPS, AT INTERSECTION WITH BATH ROAD, WELLS ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
SIGN POST AND THREE LAMPS, AT INTERSECTION WITH WELLS ROAD, BATH ROAD
Statutory Address:
SIGN POST AT THREE LAMPS, AT INTERSECTION WITH BATH ROAD, 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 59896 71857

Details

BRISTOL

ST315971 BATH ROAD, Totterdown 901-1/46/2039 (North side) 08/01/59 Sign post at Three Lamps, at intersection with Wells Road

II*

Finger post. Early C19. Cast-iron column and glass lamps. Fluted Doric column and square entablature with triglyphs, carrying 2 finger posts with pointing hands and pierced lettering, indicating BATH and WELLS. Restored c1985 with 3 glass balloon lamps. Known familiarly as the Bishop of Bath and Wells. '...one of the finest early C19 signposts in England' (Pevsner). (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-: 456).

Listing NGR: ST5989471868

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
378922
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958), 456

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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/11852/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Ruth Povey. Source Historic England Archive
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