CLIFTON COLLEGE, BIG SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1282342
Date first listed:
01-Nov-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
CLIFTON COLLEGE, BIG SCHOOL, COLLEGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLIFTON COLLEGE, BIG SCHOOL, COLLEGE 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 56980 73852

Details

BRISTOL

ST5673NE COLLEGE ROAD, Clifton 901-1/1/825 (North East side) 01/11/66 Clifton College, Big School (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE ROAD, Clifton Clifton College Big School, School House and Wilson Tower)

GV II

Hall. 1862. By Charles Hansom. Snecked Brandon Hill Grit with limestone dressings, gable and lateral stacks and a slate roof. Single-depth plan forming the SW side to a quadrangle. Collegiate Tudor Gothic Revival style. 3 storeys; 10-window range. 2-centred arched windows, on the ground floor with a shallow arch, tall on the upper floors with 2 transoms; separated by buttresses, to a stepped crenellated parapet, with 2 large lateral stacks set in crow-stepped gables. The steep roof has a row of 10 louvred, gabled dormers below the ridge. Square stair tower at the left end; gable stack to left-hand gable. Right-hand gable has 2 ground-floor windows separated by a buttress, a large 7-light upper window with Perpendicular tracery, and finial. Diagonally-set stacks with linked cornices. Attached parallel 2-storey block to the NE side facing the quadrangle has steep gables, and 3 bays, the central one blind, under a gable with a large lateral stack. INTERIOR: stone dogleg stairs, inserted floor at gallery height of former hall, which has an arch-braced roof with quatrefoils through the braces, and crenellated corbels. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 320; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-: 419).

Listing NGR: ST5698073852

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379319
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 320
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958), 419

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: 16 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/15081/24
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