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City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
ST 59361 73716



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


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


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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


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: 28 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/16375/03
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