NUMBERS 23,24 AND 25 AND ATTACHED BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208550
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 23,24 AND 25 AND ATTACHED BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS, 23,24 AND 25, SOMERSET STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of NUMBERS 23,24 AND 25 AND ATTACHED BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS
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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 23,24 AND 25 AND ATTACHED BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS, 23,24 AND 25, SOMERSET 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 58865 73932

Details

BRISTOL

ST315874 SOMERSET STREET, Kingsdown 901-1/35/1535 (South East side) 08/01/59 Nos.23, 24 AND 25 and attached basement area railings (Formerly Listed as: SOMERSET STREET (South West side) Nos.23 AND 24) (Formerly Listed as: SOMERSET STREET No.25)

GV II

3 attached houses. c1780. Brick with limestone dressings, ashlar rear elevation, and pantile mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys and basement, 2 storey side blocks; each of 4-window range. Nos 24 & 25 are a near-symmetrical handed pair with a linking block, No.23 to the right matches without the side block. Pilasters to a cornice and parapet. Pedimented doorcases on narrow brackets, to the right on Nos 23 & 25, and left of No.24, which has a rectangular overlight with decorative glazing bars, and 6-panel doors. Wide relieving arches over canted 3-light ground-floor bays, 2 storeys on No.25, with strings, sill bands and moulded copings; 9/9-pane sashes on No.25, 6/6-panes the rest. Cambered heads with 5 stepped voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes, 3/3-panes above the doorway of No.25. Full-height 3-light canted bays to the rear, entrance block to No.24 with semicircular-arched doorway to basement below a tripartite window and paired segmental-headed first-floor windows. Segmental-arched entrance and steps down to basement of No.25. INTERIOR: No.25, hall divided from the central stair well by a moulded semicircular arch with panelled reveals; a semicircular arch to the right-hand front room, which is one room deep; large stair-well with a good open-well stair with column-on-vase balusters, column newels and a wreathed rail, with wainscotting; front bay has sash shutters, folding 2-panel shutters to the rear; 6-panel doors, wainscotting to a dado; good modillion cornice and ceiling rose and cast-iron grate with brass feet and replacement marble fireplace to the front ground-floor room. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron area railings curve up steps to the front doors. No.25 was listed 04.03.77. (Mellor P: A Kingsdown Collection: Bristol: 1987-).

Listing NGR: ST5886573932

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380575
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Mellor, P, A Kingsdown Collection, (1987)

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: 11 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06875/11
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