CENTRAL CHAMBERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208117
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
1, FROGMORE STREET
Statutory Address:
CENTRAL CHAMBERS, 8-18, PARK STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
1, FROGMORE STREET
Statutory Address:
CENTRAL CHAMBERS, 8-18, PARK 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 58314 72908

Details

BRISTOL

ST5872NW PARK STREET 901-1/15/165 (North East side) 20/02/75 Nos.8-18 (Even) Central Chambers (Formerly Listed as: PARK STREET (North East side) Nos.8 AND 10-20 (Even))

GV II

Includes: No.1 FROGMORE STREET. Terrace of 5 shops and offices. 1867 and 1872. By WH Hawtin. Limestone ashlar, brick with limestone dressings to the side, party wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. 4 storeys and 2-storey basement; 10-window range. An elaborate near-symmetrical front with a lower 3-window right-hand block and 2-window left-hand block set back; C20 shop fronts divided by square piers with foliate capitals, an early C20 shop front to Nos 12 & 14 with bowed glass and plaster ceiling. First-floor cornice, second- and third-floor sill bands, fourth-floor string and a dentil cornice, ramped down to the right-hand block. Tripartite windows to the centre; elaborate architraves and moulded surrounds to each floor, with semicircular-arched first-floor windows with granite dressings, segmental heads to outer second-floor sections, flat-headed the rest, with pediments to central second-floor section, and first floor of the right-hand section. The brick right return drops down 2 storeys to Frogmore Street, of coursed Pennant rubble. 2:3 windows, the right hand projecting 1 window deep, window surrounds as the front. Plate-glass sashes. INTERIOR: flight of steps with wreathed rail and cast-iron newel, and upper rear open-well stair. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 44).

Listing NGR: ST5831472908

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380115
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A, Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest44

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 May 2003
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