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Numbers 16 to 30 and Attached Front Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cotham, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4611 / 51°27'40"N

Longitude: -2.5986 / 2°35'54"W

OS Eastings: 358508

OS Northings: 173742

OS Grid: ST585737

Mapcode National: GBR C7H.82

Mapcode Global: VH88M.XJ2R

Entry Name: Numbers 16 to 30 and Attached Front Area Railings

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378825

Location: Bristol, BS2

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Cotham

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Matthew and St Nathanael

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


ST5873NE ALFRED PLACE, Kingsdown
901-1/5/1473 (North East side)
04/03/77 Nos.16-30 (Even)
and attached front area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.16-30 (Even))


Terrace of 8 houses. c1788. Stucco with brick and limestone
dressings, party wall stacks and pantile roofs, mansard to Nos
26-30, hipped double-pile to Nos 16-24. Double-depth plan. Mid
Georgian style.
Built in 2 sections as the roofs suggest; cornices, on small
brackets at the party walls, are ramped from Nos 24-30, and
alternate-sided doorways have brick semicircular arches with
stepped keys and alternate stone blocks to architraves (an
unusual feature), 4-pane fanlights and 6-panel doors. 2-storey
canted bays, 3 storeys on Nos 16 & 26-30, have a second-floor
sill band, with 6/6-pane flanked by 4/4-pane sashes in exposed
frames, and 6/6-pane second-floor sashes.
INTERIOR: No.16, entrance hall divided by a semicircular arch
on fluted pilasters, a dogleg stair to the side with stick
balusters, column newels and a ramped rail; first-floor front
room has panelled wainscot and a good cast-iron fireplace with
a plain surround, and 4-panel doors.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron railings between
bays; Nos 26-30 have winder steps up to a common area, with a
lamp basket to Nos 26 & 28.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 206).

Listing NGR: ST5850873742

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