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Latitude: 51.4551 / 51°27'18"N
Longitude: -2.5936 / 2°35'36"W
OS Eastings: 358851
OS Northings: 173071
OS Grid: ST588730
Mapcode National: GBR C8K.D7
Mapcode Global: VH88N.0P7C
Entry Name: 5-8, Broad Street
Listing Date: 4 March 1977
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202017
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379002
Location: Bristol, BS1
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Bristol, Christ Church with Saint Ewen, All Saints and Saint George
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5873SE BROAD STREET, Centre
901-1/11/520 (South West side)
04/03/77 Nos.5-8 (Consecutive)
(Formerly Listed as:
Office. c1830, rebuilt internally c1970. Limestone ashlar,
lateral ashlar stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan.
Greek Revival style.
3 storeys, attic and basement; 6-window range. A symmetrical
front has a moulded plinth, forming the bases to 4 giant
pilasters to a frieze and dentil cornice, with a central
section of balustrade; a band below the first-floor sill band
has a relief of palmettes. The entrance is slightly recessed
with attached, fluted Ionic columns to an entablature, double
16-panel doors and an 8-pane overlight. 2:2:2 windows with
battered architraves, console cornices to the ground floor,
console pediments to the first-floor middle windows, and eared
architraves the rest. 6/6-pane horned sashes, 3/6-panes on the
second floor, and a C20 attic storey set back behind the
balustrade. To the left is a single storey porch with half
pilasters to an entablature, double 6-panel door and a grille
above. INTERIOR: completely rebuilt behind the facade c1970.
Follows from the Old Council House 1822-27 (qv) to the left,
with matching capitals and ground-floor frieze.
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 9).
Listing NGR: ST5885173071
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