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

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

List entry Number: 1203998

Location

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

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

County:

District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

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: 378922

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 59896 71857

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