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Numbers 8 to 25 and Attached Front Basement Area Railings, Garden Walls and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4597 / 51°27'34"N

Longitude: -2.6219 / 2°37'18"W

OS Eastings: 356890

OS Northings: 173594

OS Grid: ST568735

Mapcode National: GBR C2H.1L

Mapcode Global: VH88M.HKSW

Entry Name: Numbers 8 to 25 and Attached Front Basement Area Railings, Garden Walls and Piers

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379076

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5673NE CANYNGE SQUARE, Clifton
901-1/1/723 (North East side)
04/03/77 Nos.8-25 (Consecutive)
and attached front basement area
railings, garden walls and piers
(Formerly Listed as:
CANYNGE SQUARE
Nos.8-25 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 18 houses. c1845. By Charles Underwood. Render with
limestone dressings, party wall stacks and pantile double-pile
roof, mansard to No.8. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style.
Each of 3 storeys and basement; 1-window range, Nos 15-18 have
an attic storey. A composed terrace with 3-house end sections
and 4-house centre section broken forward of lower
intermediate sections; a banded ground floor to a moulded
band, articulated above by pilasters to a wide frieze band,
with bracketed cornice to projected sections, and moulded
coping in between.
Right-hand doorways, left-hand to Nos 23 & 24, have recessed
jambs and rectangular overlights with margin panes; No.25 has
the entrance in the coped left return, with a raised surround
and cornice to a semicircular-arched doorway with a 3-pane
fanlight and 2-pane door; central, 1-window range.
Ground-floor windows in plain recesses; the end sections have
upper windows set in semicircular-arched recesses, with
first-floor raised cornices and plain pediments, to 8/8-pane
sashes; second-floor windows originally with moulded cills
extended each side, to 3/3-pane sashes; No.24 has French
casements. Intermediate sections have architraves to upper
windows, and second-floor sill bands. Central section has
architraves, raised cornices to the first floor, second-floor
sill band, and attic storey with pilaster and frieze bands and
3/3-pane sashes. First-floor balconies have cast-iron railings
and brackets, except No.8, which has a plain pediment to the
ground-floor window.
INTERIOR: entrance hall with modillion cornice, divided by a
semicircular arch from a central lateral dogleg stair with
stick balusters, curtail and wreathed rail, cornices, panelled
shutters and 6-panel doors.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached spear-headed basement area
railings, front garden walls and spear-headed railings, and
round-topped ashlar gate piers with oval panels; No.25 has a
railed, flagged entrance area. Intermediate in mid C19 house
development between the plain, late Georgian terrace of Nos
1-6 on the S side (qv), the quasi-terrace of linked pairs on
the N side of the square, and the separate pairs opposite on
the W side, all by Underwood.
(Pollack A: Canynge Square: Bristol: 1986-).


Listing NGR: ST5689073594

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