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

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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

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

Legal

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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