PARK MANSIONS AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1355142

Date first listed: 30-Dec-1994

Statutory Address: PARK MANSIONS AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS, MERIDIAN PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address: PARK MANSIONS AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS, MERIDIAN PLACE

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 57696 73221

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5773SE MERIDIAN PLACE, Clifton 901-1/9/891 (South East side) Nos.18-23 (Consecutive) Park Mansions and attached front basement area railings

GV II

Terrace of 6 houses. 1835. Perhaps by Henry Goodridge. Render with limestone dressings, party wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 1-window range. A plain terrace with moulded coping, has 3-storey windowless blocks projecting across the party wall of each pair, with tetrastyle pilastrades with carved capitals to the upper floors on shallow corbels, to a moulded frieze and pediment, and carved lion heads to the returns; 18/19 has a third storey added in place of the pediment. Openings have splayed surrounds: 2 doorways to the middle, blocked to No.18, single-window range to the sides of the middle, to 6/6-pane sashes. Nos 18 & 19 have fourth storey added. INTERIOR: entrance lobby, to a central passage and top-lit open dogleg stair with turned balusters; modillion cornices, and 6-panel doors. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron spear-headed front basement area railings. A striking and unusual design. Goodridge was the architect of the original Pro-Cathedral (qv) to the rear of Meridian Place. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 257).

Listing NGR: ST5769673221

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Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 257

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