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

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379996
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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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