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

Map

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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

Summary

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History

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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

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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

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