NUMBERS 7 TO 13 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1208806
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 7 TO 13 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, 7-13, PORTLAND SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 7 TO 13 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, 7-13, PORTLAND SQUARE

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 59437 73662

Details

BRISTOL

ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul 901-1/6/1901 (South side) 08/01/59 Nos.7-13 (Consecutive) and attached area railings (Formerly Listed as: PORTLAND SQUARE Nos.7-13 (Consecutive))

GV I

Terrace of 7 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone ashlar, brick stacks and slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style. Nos 7, 10 & 13 are 4 storeys; 4-window range, the rest 3 storeys; 3-window range, with basements and attics. A formal symmetrical composition in which the middle and end houses have attics and project slightly; a rusticated ground floor, pilasters from the first-floor plat band to a modillion cornice and parapet; the centre has pilasters with bases and acanthus capitals. The centre has a plain square-headed doorway with a fanlight in a rectangular overlight; the remaining doorcases are placed toward the centre, and have Ionic columns and modillion pediments, batswing fanlights and 6-panel doors; rusticated voussoirs to the ground-floor windows and plain voussoirs above, to 6/6-pane sashes; the end gables have a large central semicircular-arched doorway with a Gibbs surround and 2-leaf doors, similar stair windows and lunettes above the cornice, and openings either side with 5 stepped voussoirs. INTERIOR: largely restored behind the facades with the loss of period details. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spear railings to basement areas. Forms part of Bristol's '...most complete and beautiful square' (Gomme). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 209; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 53).

Listing NGR: ST5944473664

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380185
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dening, C F W , The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol, (1923), 53
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 209

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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/09998/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Ruth Povey. Source Historic England Archive
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