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Rotunda, Bastion and Connecting Wall Approximately 150 Metres South West of Goldney House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4516 / 51°27'5"N

Longitude: -2.6153 / 2°36'55"W

OS Eastings: 357337

OS Northings: 172694

OS Grid: ST573726

Mapcode National: GBR C3L.JG

Mapcode Global: VH88M.MS71

Entry Name: Rotunda, Bastion and Connecting Wall Approximately 150 Metres South West of Goldney House

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379245

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 Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


901-1/14/786 (South side)
08/01/59 Rotunda, bastion and connecting wall
approx 150m south-west of Goldney


Garden house and bastion with connecting retaining walls.
1753-7. Render and brick with limestone dressings, red rubble
retaining walls. Gothick style, based on Batty Langley design.
Raised round summer house connected to round bastion by a
length of raised walk. Buttressed retaining wall; summer house
rendered to the lower part, string over the windows and
cornice, with a W doorway and 4 south windows with ogee head
and moulded surround, 9-pane windows and half-glazed door, 3
round windows set in matching false N windows. Crenellated
parapet with ogee merlons. Surrounding brick wall with ashlar
blocks. Basement room with shallow dome. INTERIOR: a plain
bench to the wall. Built by Thomas Goldney as part of his
decorative landscape to the house. Formerly a rotunda of
columns to an entablature stood on the surrounding wall.
Possibly by either James Bridges or Thomas Paty using
Langley's pattern book.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 164).

Listing NGR: ST5733772694

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