NUMBERS 13 AND 14 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1207768

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 13 AND 14 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS, 13 AND 14, ORCHARD STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 13 AND 14 AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS, 13 AND 14, 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 58425 72949

Summary

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

901-1/15/152 ORCHARD STREET 08-JAN-59 (Northwest side) 13 AND 14 NUMBERS 13 AND 14 AND ATTACHED FRONT A REA RAILINGS (Formerly listed as: ORCHARD STREET 10-14)

GV II* Pair of attached houses. 1717-22. Painted brick with limestone dressings, brick party wall stacks and a pantile roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. Rusticated pilaster strips through moulded string courses to each floor, to a moulded parapet coping. A handed pair with outer doorways, No.13 with a C19 ashlar surround with panelled jambs, entablature blocks and a pediment, a semicircular-arched doorway with fanlight and 6-panel door, No.14 with a bracketed timber semicircular-arched canopy, 3-pane overlight and 6-panel door. Flat brick arches, with ashlar keys to No.13, brick to No.14, to 6/6-pane sashes in flush frames; 2 hipped dormers. INTERIOR: entrance stair halls with open dogleg stairs with column-on-vase balusters, curtails and ramped, moulded rails, the stair dividing at the half-landing with a short flight to the rear service block; fully-panelled ground-floor rooms with eared fire surrounds, flanking niches to the rear of No.14, first-floor late C18 hob grate to No.13, 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 10-12, 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

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Legacy System number: 380076

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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

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