NUMBERS 1 TO 31 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1204607
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1 TO 31 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS, 1-31, CALEDONIA PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1 TO 31 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS, 1-31, CALEDONIA PLACE

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 56850 73006

Details

BRISTOL

ST5672NE CALEDONIA PLACE, Clifton 901-1/13/706 (South East side) 08/01/59 Nos.1-31 (Consecutive) and attached front basement area railings (Formerly Listed as: CALEDONIA PLACE Nos.1-31 (Consecutive))

GV II*

Terrace of 31 houses. c1843. By T Foster and W Okely. Limestone ashlar with party wall stacks and slate and pantile double-pile roofs. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style with Greek Revival details. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. A stepped terrace has a banded ground floor to a plat band, giant pilasters to a frieze and overlapping cornice, and coped attic storey. Left-hand doorways have battered recessed surrounds and raised lintels to overlights with 3 round and margin panes, and 8-panel doors with roundels. 6/6-pane sashes, 6-9-panes on the first floor, and 3/6-panes to the attic. Good contemporary stone first-floor balconies on cast-iron brackets have wrought-iron lattice sections separated by panels with anthemion arched tops, cobweb spandrels and arrow braces. Steps down to basement areas, basement doors and service cellars in front, accessed through the pavement. Rear elevations have large semicircular-arched stair windows, most now half concealed by service blocks. INTERIOR not inspected. See Nos 14-34 West Mall (qv). SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron bud-headed basement area railings and gates. Oval Pennant mounting blocks across the pavement. Forms an important group with the matching Nos 14-34 West Mall (qv) opposite, Nos 32-44 Caledonia Place, and Nos.1-13 West Mall, in a very good and for Clifton uniquely formal planned square. HISTORICAL NOTE: Lord Macaulay lived at No.12 in 1852. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 229).

Listing NGR: ST5685073006

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
379047
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 229

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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Date: 15 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03229/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Cyril N. Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
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