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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
ST 57197 72874



ST5772NW HENSMAN'S HILL, Clifton 901-1/14/874 (South side) 08/01/59 St Albans


Also known as: Emmaus House HENSMAN'S HILL Clifton. Attached house, now convent. Mid-late C18, extended and refronted late C19. Render with limestone dressings, lateral stacks and a slate hipped roof. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys, attic and basement; 6-window range. Symmetrical entrance front has a projecting centre, ground-floor cornice, first-floor cornice extending all round, and a deep cornice, and later left-hand 2-storey 3-window block extending forward. An open ashlar porch has pilasters to a pediment and a semicircular arch with a blocked archivolt, and a C20 six-panel door. Above is a canted bay with a timber segmental pediment. Small semicircular-arched window each side of the porch, the rest 6/6-pane sashes, central 3/6-pane attic sash, and 6-pane lights each side. The rear elevation has a central late Georgian style section with semicircular-arched stair windows, and a left-hand doorway with a tented wrought-iron porch with lattice sides. INTERIOR: rear dogleg stair with uncut string, stick balusters and column newels; lateral entrance hall to a left-hand late C19 dogleg stair with moulded balusters and large newels.

Listing NGR: ST5719772874


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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: 04 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06228/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mike Bedingfield. Source Historic England Archive
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