MARKET CHAMBERS AND ATTACHED LAMP TO NORTH CORNER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1207585

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: MARKET CHAMBERS AND ATTACHED LAMP TO NORTH CORNER, ST NICHOLAS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: MARKET CHAMBERS AND ATTACHED LAMP TO NORTH CORNER, ST NICHOLAS STREET

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 58859 72946

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5872NE ST NICHOLAS STREET, Centre 901-1/16/666 (North side) 04/03/77 Market Chambers and attached lamp to north corner (Formerly Listed as: ST NICHOLAS STREET (North side) Market Chambers)

GV II

Market and offices. c1849. By RS Pope. Limestone ashlar, rendered first floor, ashlar lateral stacks, roof not visible. Single-depth plan. 2 storeys and basement; 2-window range to St Nicholas Street, 7 to Exchange Avenue. Ground floor has plinth, impost band, deep plat band, moulded first-floor lintel band, cornice and parapet. Built on falling ground toward St Nicholas Street, which has a full basement storey; the doorway in the curved corner has long, reeded consoles to a pulvinated frieze with MARKET CHAMBERS in raised letters, and dentil pediment with a cartouche above crossed branches; inside is a semicircular arch on volute corbels, split key and rocaille spandrels. Ground-floor arcade of semicircular arches with moulded archivolts, and 3-light plate-glass mullion windows; St Nicholas Street end has 2 banded segmental-arched basement entrances below the windows, and the right-hand return has doorways at each end and the middle, with spiked iron gates, and segmental-headed basement openings. First floor has architraves to horned plate-glass sashes. INTERIOR: entrance hall and dogleg stair with uncut string and turned balusters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached corner former gas lamp with an iron bracket and flared glass top on the N corner. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 25).

Listing NGR: ST5885972946

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 380493

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A, Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest25

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