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

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

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

Legacy System number:
380493
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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: 21 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/08209/14
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