MULLER HOUSE MULLER HOMES (CITY OF BRISTOL COLLEGE)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1375995

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1998

Statutory Address: MULLER HOUSE MULLER HOMES (CITY OF BRISTOL COLLEGE), ASHLEY DOWN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: MULLER HOUSE MULLER HOMES (CITY OF BRISTOL COLLEGE), ASHLEY DOWN 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 59877 75508

Summary

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History

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Details

ST5975 BRISTOL ASHLEY DOWN ROAD ASHLEY DOWN 901-1/32/10059 Muller House: Muller Homes (City of Bristol College) GV II Orphanage. 1862, by John Foster and Son of Bristol, for George Muller. Coursed Pennant stone rubble with Bath stone window &ames. Slate hipped and gable-ended roofs with bracketed verges. Stone axial stacks with cornices. PLAN: Large building, the centI:al enmnce block with flanking wings with cross-wings at the ends, and with workshop ranges at the back. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. The centre block 3:3:3 bays, the projecting outer bays gabled, the centre with Tuscan tecrastyle stone portico with pair:ed square columns, the centre breaking forward with round columns. 5-bay wings to left and right with end cross-wings and 2-storey 8-bay outer wings. 12-pane sashes in plain stone architraves. At rear, single-storey workshop ranges with similar sash windows. INTERIOR: Open-well stair:case with cast-iron balustrade with mahogany handrail and cast-iron scrolls supporting stone treads; arched stairwell windows. NOTE: Muller House was the third offive large barrack-type orphanage buildings to be built&om 1847-1870 by the Prussian-born pastor and philanthropist George Muller. Muller used this block as his HQ and home. The oI"phanage was built entirely from voluntary contributions. SOURCE: Buildings of England, p. 457.



Listing NGR: ST5987775508

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 469976

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Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958), 457

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