31-34, PORTLAND SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1208879

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Statutory Address: 31-34, PORTLAND SQUARE

Map

Ordnance survey map of 31-34, PORTLAND SQUARE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1208879 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Dec-2018 at 08:31:08.

Location

Statutory Address: 31-34, 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 59361 73716

Summary

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

BRISTOL

ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul 901-1/6/1905 (West side) 08/01/59 Nos.31-34 (Consecutive)

GV I

Terrace of 4 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone ashlar with a slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. Part of a symmetrical formal composition interrupted by Surrey Street. Rusticated ground floor, pilasters from first-floor plat band to cornice and parapet. Left-hand door cases have Ionic columns to entablature and pediment and batswing fanlights, 6/6-pane sashes and dormers; left-hand gable has semicircular-arched doorway and similar windows above with Gibbs surrounds. Only the ground floor of No.31 survives with the doorway filled in. INTERIOR: details in No.33 include segmental arches between ground-floor rooms, and curved dogleg stairs; restored c1980. Basement has segmental-arched vaults. Part of Bristol's '...most complete and beautiful Georgian square' (Gomme). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 209; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 209; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 53).

Listing NGR: ST5936373704

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 380189

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
Ison, W, The Georgian Buildings of Bristol, (1952), 209

End of official listing