THE SHAKESPEARE PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1209010
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
THE SHAKESPEARE PUBLIC HOUSE, 68 AND 70, PRINCE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE SHAKESPEARE PUBLIC HOUSE, 68 AND 70, PRINCE STREET

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 58605 72460

Details

BRISTOL

ST5872 PRINCE STREET 901-1/42/189 (West side) 08/01/59 Nos.68 AND 70 The Shakespeare Public House (Formerly Listed as: PRINCE STREET (East side) Nos.66-70)

GV II*

Pair of attached houses. 1725. By John Strahan. Limestone ashlar, brick party wall stacks and a pantile roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys; 4-window range. Symmetrical fronts have a central pedimented 2-window range set forward with a banded ground floor; rusticated pilasters, first-floor plat band, frieze, cornice and parapet. Outer semicircular-arched doorways beside the central section have floating cornices, keys and imposts, fanlights and 6-panel doors. The middle windows on the ground floor have semicircular arches with keys and incised voussoirs, the rest have keyed segmental heads and architraves, to 6/6-pane sashes. In the pediment are elaborate heraldic cartouches of the original families. INTERIOR: No.68 is fairly complete and includes fully-panelled entrance hall and ground-floor rooms, separated by a framed wall with an elliptical arch; ramped wainscot to the rear dogleg stair, which has a curtail, column-on-vase balusters, column newels and ramped, toadback rail, and an uncut string to the attic; doors with 4 fielded panels and panelled shutters. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 128).

Listing NGR: ST5860572460

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
380203
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 128

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: 04 Sep 2003
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