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5-8, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


901-1/11/520 (South West side)
04/03/77 Nos.5-8 (Consecutive)
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Midland Bank)


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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