ZION HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATEWAYS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207518
Date first listed:
12-Mar-1976
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
ZION HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATEWAYS, CORONATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ZION HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATEWAYS, CORONATION ROAD

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 58917 71985

Details

BRISTOL

ST5871 CORONATION ROAD, Bedminster 901-1/45/376 (South side) 12/03/76 Zion House and attached railings and gateways (Formerly Listed as: CORONATION ROAD Zion Chapel, Congregational)

II

Congregational chapel, now offices. 1830. For John Hare. Pennant stone rubble and limestone ashlar, slate roof. Open plan. Classical style. 2 storeys and basement; 5-window range. Portico of tetrastyle-in-antis cast-iron Tuscan columns, with a deep entablature returning at the ends; the pediment contains a louvred oculus supported by a wide blank panel with relief palmettes. 4 steps up to flagged area beneath the portico, a Greek Revival-style doorway in the middle with a battered, eared architrave, 9-light windows either side with architrave continued to the ground, and plain doorways in the inside walls. Single ground-floor window either side of the portico, with segmental-arched head and rubble relieving arch beneath, 9-lights with margin bars. Tall, semicircular-arched first-floor windows with 18 lights; moulded hoods with palmette stops to the side windows, central 3 set back beneath pediment and linked by impost band. Side elevations of 2 storeys and basement; 5 bays divided by rubble pilaster strips, ashlar plinth and band continued round from front to form an impost band to the basement windows and a sill band to the first floor. INTERIOR: nave enclosed by inserted c1980 ceiling; gallery supported by 8 reeded and fluted Ionic columns, balcony to gallery with overlapping ring decoration. Stone winder stairs either side of portico to first floor, with curtail and cast-iron rail. Formerly a school room in the basement. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area enclosed by iron railings with bud tops, 2 gateways with piers of single Pennant stone and caps, gates and overthrow arches with lamp basket. A strong presence marking the entrance to Bedminster. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 243; An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels...in Central England: Stell C: Gloucestershire: London: 1986-: 64).

Listing NGR: ST5891771985

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379403
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in Central England, (1986), 64

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: 15 Apr 2004
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