BRISTOL ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, GIRAFFE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1205725

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Statutory Address: BRISTOL ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, GIRAFFE HOUSE, CLIFTON DOWN

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Location

Statutory Address: BRISTOL ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, GIRAFFE HOUSE, CLIFTON DOWN

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 56956 73986

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5673NE CLIFTON DOWN, Clifton 901-1/1/748 (South East side) 04/03/77 Bristol Zoological Gardens, Giraffe House

II

Giraffe house. Mid C19. Possibly by Charles Hansom. Brandon Hill Grit rubble with limestone dressings, and tiled cross-gabled roof with bands of black round-ended tiles. Open plan. Tudor Gothic Revival style. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. Front has a right-hand gable, with ashlar quoins to overhanging eaves, and dressings to openings with ovolo mouldings. Right-hand 2-storey segmental-arched doorway with paired attic windows above, tall left-hand 2-centred arched doorway, with matching windows above. 2 small gabled dormers. Right-hand return has a pair of gables, right-hand doorway, 2 pairs of first-floor windows and a single second-floor window. Mid C20 rear extension. INTERIOR: open to the roof. A period villa in Hansom's manner, adapted to housing giraffes. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 14).

Listing NGR: ST5695673986

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 379206

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A, Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest14

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