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

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History

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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

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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

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