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

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

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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