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BRISTOL ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, GIRAFFE HOUSE

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: BRISTOL ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, GIRAFFE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1205725

Location

BRISTOL ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, GIRAFFE HOUSE, CLIFTON DOWN

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: 04-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379206

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 56956 73986

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