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City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
ST 58810 73168



ST5873SE JOHN STREET, Centre 901-1/11/592 (North West side) 04/03/77 No.1


Part of printing works, now office. 1900-1. By Henry Williams. For Edward Everard. Red Cattybrook brick with red terracotta dressings, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Romanesque Revival style. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. A symmetrical front has deep moulded impost bands, first-floor sill band and crenellated parapet, with the attic set well back with a stepped coping, and a slim octagonal turret with a cupola of fat columns to a dome, fluted frieze and finial to the right. Ground-floor semicircular-arched arcade has taller central doorway, keyed, moulded archivolts with alternate raised voussoirs, and C20 door. Large semicircular-arched first-floor and attic windows, with mullion and transom casements with glazing bars above the transoms. The parapet has gabled end merlons, the right-hand one above a sunken downpipe with a good hopper of fluted bowl gripped by dragon. INTERIOR: largely mid C20; the attic has a braced queen post roof with through purlins. Part of Everard's printing works, of which the entrance facade on Broad Street, Nos 37 & 38, (qv) also survives. A late example of Bristol's arcuated industrial style, with decorative details in terracotta of a type supplied by Barham Bros of Bridgwater. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 409; Country Life: 23.2.71: London: 412; Crick C: Victorian Buildings in Bristol: Bristol: 1975-: 66).

Listing NGR: ST5883773169


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Books and journals
Crick, C , Victorian Buildings in Bristol, (1975), 66
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 409
'Country Life' in 23 February, (1971), 412


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 03 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01089/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Frederick Rushby. Source Historic England Archive
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