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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
380076
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
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