EATON HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS, PIERS AND GATES GLENAVON AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS, PIERS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205748
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
EATON HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS, PIERS AND GATES, CLIFTON DOWN
Statutory Address:
GLENAVON AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS, PIERS AND GATES, CLIFTON DOWN

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GLENAVON AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS, PIERS AND GATES
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Location

Statutory Address:
EATON HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS, PIERS AND GATES, CLIFTON DOWN
Statutory Address:
GLENAVON AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS, PIERS AND GATES, 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 56668 73906

Details

BRISTOL

ST5673NE CLIFTON DOWN, Clifton 901-1/1/752 (North East side) 04/03/77 Eaton House and Glenavon and attached front garden walls, piers and gates (Formerly Listed as: CLIFTON DOWN Glenavon and Eaton House)

GV II

Pair of attached houses. 1853. Limestone ashlar with ridge stacks and pantile and slate hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Italianate style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. A symmetrical front has outer towers with attic storeys with clasping rusticated quoin strips, modillion cornices and panelled parapets, and similar strips flanking the middle windows to wide timber segmental pediments; cornices above each floor break out over the quoins, first-floor sill band, and a modillion cornice linking the pediments. The towers have open, keyed arches to tiled entrance lobbies with side niches, and panelled, semicircular-arched timber doorways with plate-glass fanlights and large 2-leaf 4-panel doors with lozenge panels in the lower ones. 3 matching ground-floor windows have 2/2-pane sashes with margin bars, and a blind one to the centre; first-floor windows have strapwork balconies with panelled dies, bowed to the towers, with 6/6-pane sashes; second-floor windows to the tower have architraves with ears and curved shoulders and segmental pediments, and square windows above with eared and shouldered surrounds and 3/3-pane sashes. The sides are rendered with a central tripartite stair light, and projecting 4 storey towers to the back with linked oculi to the attic. Rear elevation has an arcade of 16 semicircular-arched attic windows on square piers, and oculi at the ends. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached squared, coursed rubble walls to front garden, battered to the base with bracketed coping, ashlar piers and timber gates with decorative cast-iron panels. Part of a group of 4 imposing houses facing the Down. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 279).

Listing NGR: ST5666873906

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
379210
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 279

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 22 May 2007
Reference: IOE01/16565/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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