Description: 9-15, Bridge Street (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336171
OS Grid Reference: SE1634233052
OS Grid Coordinates: 416342, 433052
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7935, -1.7534
5111 BRIDGE STREET BD1
Nos 9 to 15 (odd)
SE 1633 SW 36/303
Includes Nos 1 to 9 (odd) Ivegate, 30 to 36 (even) Market Street and 25 to 29 (odd)
Tyrrel Street. 1871 by Knowles and Wilcock. Island block with Italianate and
rather Venetian Gothic elevations to Tyrrel Street and Market Street as well.
Four-storeys sandstone ashlar closely fenestrated and detailed fronts: 4 to Bridge
Street with canted corners. Similar to Ivygate. Arcaded segmental arched windows
and pilastraded ones to third floor. Panelled piers, foliate impost bands. The
Gothic fronts to Bridge Street and Ivygate are narrower with windows divided by
polished granite colonettes to first and second floors, the latter with pointed
arches; thin pilasters with foliate caps dividing third floor windows. Modillion
bracket and false machicollated eaves cornices, with iron cresting to Gothic front.
The corners with Ivygate also canted. The windows to corner block with Market
Street have architrave surrounds with cartouche consoles on first floor and
segmental pediment on second floor. Dormer window to corner with ornately
decorated bull's eye. Window details otherwise similar to Bridge Street but with
pilaster dividing No 9 front in to 2; 2 light colonetted segmental capped dormers.
This block makes an important contribution to the townscape of the city centre.
Listing NGR: SE1634233052
Source: English Heritage
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