PROSPECT HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT BALUSTRADES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1205847
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
PROSPECT HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT BALUSTRADES, 2, CLIFTON HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
PROSPECT HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT BALUSTRADES, 2, CLIFTON HILL

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 57350 72908

Details

BRISTOL

ST5772NW CLIFTON HILL, Clifton 901-1/14/772 (North side) 08/01/59 No.2 Prospect House and attached front basement balustrades (Formerly Listed as: CLIFTON HILL (North side) No.2 Prospect House)

GV II*

Attached house. 1765. By Thomas Paty. Render with limestone dressings, gable stacks and a pantile hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 5-window range. A symmetrical front has the middle 3 windows broken forward, plat band, first-floor sill band, cornice and parapet, reduced for 3 hipped dormers. The doorway has a bracketed pediment, stepped key to the Gibbs surround, narrow rectangular overlight and C20 six-panel door. Gibbs surrounds with stepped keys to the windows and sill blocks to the ground and second floors, one semicircular-arched window over the doorway, 6/6-pane sashes with thick bars to the ground-floor and middle first-floor windows. 6/6-pane sashes to the rear. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area balustrades curve in to the doorway. Similar to Boyce's Buildings (qv), and the adjoining Beresford House (qv). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 203; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 202).

Listing NGR: ST5735072908

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
379231
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 203
Ison, W, The Georgian Buildings of Bristol, (1952), 202

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: 01 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05297/03
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