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Ordnance survey map of 42, OLD MARKET STREET
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 59726 73209



ST5973SE OLD MARKET STREET, Old Market 901-1/12/1645 (North side) 08/01/59 No.42 (Formerly Listed as: OLD MARKET STREET (North side) Nos.36-40, 40 AND 42 (Even))


House, now office. Early C18, restored c1980. Render with limestone dressings, a brick side stack and a pantile hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3 storeys; 3-window range. C18 shop front, rusticated pilasters to a deep modillion eaves cornice which returns at the ends. The fine early C19 shop front has two 8-pane bow windows either side of a 2-leaf door, with fluted timber pilasters to a dentil cornice which bows out above the doorway, narrow first-floor 6/6-pane sashes beneath raised pediments, segmental to the centre, and shorter, keyed second-floor 6/6-pane sashes, all in flush boxes. Hipped dormer with casements, to a roof with shallow sprocketed eaves. INTERIOR: largely remodelled c1980; rear ground-floor fireplace set in an ashlar niche, beside a cast-iron safe with fluted stone sides, and 2-leaf doors above. Truncated to 2 storeys by 1974, and restored c1980.

Listing NGR: ST5972673209


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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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Date: 14 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04526/18
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