1, JOHN STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1355053

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Statutory Address: 1, JOHN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: 1, JOHN 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 58810 73168

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

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

GV II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 379843

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

End of official listing