NUMBERS 3 AND 4 AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS, PIERS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208911
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 3 AND 4 AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS, PIERS AND GATES, 3 AND 4, IVYWELL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 3 AND 4 AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS, PIERS AND GATES, 3 AND 4, IVYWELL ROAD

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 56311 74978

Details

BRISTOL

ST5674 IVYWELL ROAD, Sneyd Park 901-1/34/1805 (North East side) 04/03/77 Nos.3 AND 4 and attached front garden walls, piers and gates (Formerly Listed as: IVYWELL ROAD Nos.3 AND 4)

GV II

Pair of attached houses. c1860. Pennant ashlar with limestone dressings, ashlar ridge and gable stacks and a slate cross-gabled valley roof. Irregular double-depth plan. Gothic Revival style. 3 storeys and basement; 4-window range. A picturesque composition has varied fenestration, mostly with ogee-headed casements, and roofline. No.3 to the right has a projecting gable with a right-hand crenellated tower, with steps and balustrade up to a 2-centre arched doorway with a plain C20 door; above the door is a narrow canted oriel with ogee-headed lights and a stone roof, and a second-storey 3-light mullion and transom window; to the left is a canted 9-light timber oriel with a swept, tiled roof, a 3-light mullion and transom window on the first floor and plain mullion second-floor window. No.4 has a similar doorway in the 2-storey porch below the left end gable; on the front is a wide 2-storey bay with 8-light mullion and transom windows, linked to the front gable of No.3 by a curved continuation of the bay, and with a dormer above. The left rear gable has an octagonal turret; right end has a crenellated porch and railed first-floor parapet. Rear 2-storey oriel. Linked ranges of octagonal stacks with cornices to the rear end gables and front ridge. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front garden wall has banded rustication and piers with weathered caps, and No.4 has cast-iron spear-headed gates. An exceptionally well-designed and massed composition, the architect unknown but clearly influenced by Ecclesiological architecture of the period. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 287).

Listing NGR: ST5631174978

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379833
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 287

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: 13 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/00179/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Joy Roddy. Source Historic England Archive
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