59 AND 61, BROAD STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1204385

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Statutory Address: 59 AND 61, BROAD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: 59 AND 61, BROAD STREET

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 58883 73077

Summary

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SE BROAD STREET, Centre 901-1/11/533 (North East side) 04/03/77 Nos.59 AND 61

GV II

Pair of attached offices. c1850. Limestone ashlar, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. Each of 3 storeys; 1-window range. A symmetrical front has C20 shop fronts, the left-hand one boarded at time of review, that to the right with right-hand doorway, and a timber cornice; pilasters above with acanthus capitals, frieze and fluted brackets to a deep bracketed cornice. The left-hand return with similar articulation and random ashlar. At the base of the pilasters are small pedestals, with cast-iron railing between of palmettes. Windows have architraves, with first-floor moulded consoles to cornices and French windows, second floor eared to 6/6-pane sashes, and third-floor eared to 3/3-pane sashes. INTERIOR not inspected. The return has similar stonework to the Grand Hotel (qv), and the pair may have been rebuilt c1869. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 9; Crick C: Victorian Buildings in Bristol: Bristol: 1975-: 46; Winstone R: Bristol As It Was: Bristol: 1911/16).

Listing NGR: ST5888373077

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 379015

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Crick, C , Victorian Buildings in Bristol, (1975), 46
Gomme, A, Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest9
Winstone, R, Bristol As It Was 1911 to 1916

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