UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1220433

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY, WOODLAND ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY, WOODLAND 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 58142 73281

Summary

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SW WOODLAND ROAD 901-1/10/354 (West side) 04/03/77 University of Bristol, Department of Chemistry (Formerly Listed as: UNIVERSITY ROAD Departments of Botany and Zoology, University of Bristol)

GV II

University department. 1909. By Sir George Oatley. Coursed red Pennant rubble with limestone ashlar and dressings, lateral stacks and Cornish slate roof. L-shaped double-depth plan. Collegiate Tudor Gothic Revival style. Irregular series of stepped blocks, with moulded plinth, strings, cornice with carved heads and corner gargoyles, and crenellated parapet. Left-hand 3 storeys; 3:1:3 windows separated by buttresses, wide mullion and transom windows; left-hand block has a small Arts and Crafts style slate-hung gable to roof with swept eaves and small leaded dormers. To the right is a 2-story canted bay with a parapet. To the right is a 2-stage entrance tower set in the re-entrant with a wing extending back, has clasping buttresses with panelled tops; a projecting ashlar doorcase has an elliptical-arched doorway with a studded oak 2-leaf door, under a 2-centred arched window with cusped blind spandrels. Above is a canted 3-light 2-storey oriel with a moulded base, ogee heads and ashlar tracery panel, and blind tracery parapet. Elliptical-arched cross window to the top beneath a band of quatrefoils and cornice with carved heads, and a carved panel with a shield in stepped crenellations. To the right is a 3-sided 2 storey bay in a re-entrant beneath a square stair turret. Right-hand wing extends back, a 6-window range, the right half broken forward. INTERIOR: entrance hall has 2-centred arches with panelled soffits; 3 facing arches to stairs and central lift. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 323).

Listing NGR: ST5814273281

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 380916

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Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 323

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