NUMBER 10 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1207742
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 10 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS, 10, ORCHARD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 10 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS, 10, ORCHARD 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 58402 72927

Details

BRISTOL

901-1/15/149 ORCHARD STREET 08-JAN-59 (Northwest side) 10 NUMBER 10 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAIL INGS (Formerly listed as: ORCHARD STREET 10-14)

GV II* Attached house. 1717-22. Painted brick with limestone dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 4-window range. Rusticated pilaster strips through moulded strings at each floor to a moulded parapet coping. A right-hand doorway has a timber bracketed open pediment, architrave with an over-light containing a good metal fanlight, and a 5-panel door, the top 4 raised. Windows with keyed brick flat arches, a small 4/4-pane sash to the right of the doorway, 2 horned 6/6-pane sashes to the left, and hornless 6/6-pane sashes above; hipped dormer. INTERIOR: entrance stair hall with good rocaille ceiling, fully-panelled ground-floor rooms connected by a wide elliptical arch on fluted pilasters, an eared fire surround to the front room with a rocaille panel above; an open-well stair has barleysugar balusters per tread, fluted newel and curtail with a ramped, moulded rail, the stair dividing at the half-landing with a short flight to the rear service block; first-floor fire surround with swag; panelled shutters and 4-panel doors. Brick tunnel vaulted cellars. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron front area railings with finials. Laid out by the Corporation as a terrace with Nos. 10-13, though built by separate developers, and forming a group with the rest of Orchard and Unity Streets (qv). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 101; Mowl T: To Build the Second City: Bristol: 1991-: 15).

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380073
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 101
Mowl, T, To Build a Second City, (1991), 15

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: 04 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/09997/11
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