NUMBERS 1 TO 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1281359
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1 TO 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATES, 1-8, BERKELEY SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1 TO 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATES, 1-8, BERKELEY 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 57966 73040

Details

BRISTOL

ST5773SE BERKELEY SQUARE 901-1/9/11 (South West side) 08/01/59 Nos.1-8 (Consecutive) and attached railings and gates

GV II*

Terrace of 8 houses. Begun 1787. By Thomas and William Paty. Limestone ashlar facades and brick with limestone dressings to sides and rear, with party wall stacks and slate mansard roofs. Mid Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. A stepped terrace articulated by giant pilasters to a cornice and parapet, rusticated ground floor to a plat band, and a first-floor sill band. Right-hand doorways have Doric pilasters, triglyphs and pediments to fanlights and 6-panel doors. Keys to ground-floor windows, plain above, with 6/6-pane sashes and 3/3 pane sashes on the second floor. Steps down to the basement. No.1 has an entrance in the left return, a 4-window range with a single-storey porch with a 6-panel door and curved steps up. 5 stepped voussoirs to blind windows, glazed to the left-hand side. INTERIOR: good interiors with joinery and plasterwork. Details include an entrance hall with a frieze and cornice and fluted dado, to an elliptical arch with panelled reveals and moulded archivolt; central lateral open-well stone dogleg stair with wrought-iron balusters and a banded, ramped rail, lit by an oval lantern with oculi each side, and plaster decoration; marble fireplaces, panelled shutters and 6-panel mahogany doors. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron front basement area railings and gates. A widely used design of the Patys, and probably the same as those originally on Park Street (qv). Forms the W side of the square, which was planned to be open to the S. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 214; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 214).

Listing NGR: ST5796673040

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
378956
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 214
Ison, W, The Georgian Buildings of Bristol, (1952), 214

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: 27 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04644/25
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