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

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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