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©  Tony Byram LRPS DPAGB

IoE Number: 380065
Photographer: Tony Byram LRPS DPAGB
Date Photographed: 19 June 2001
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 08 January 1959
Grade II

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BRISTOLST5973SEOLD MARKET STREET, Old Market901-1/12/1656(South side)

BRISTOL ST5973SE OLD MARKET STREET, Old Market 901-1/12/1656 (South side) 08/01/59 No.74 Stag and Hounds Public House and attached gates GV II Formerly court, now public house. Court of 1483, predominantly early C18, partly rebuilt 1960s, refurbished 1987. Rendered rubble, limestone details and pantile roof. Formerly single front room with a right-hand open court to the rear, now infilled. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 4-window range. A wide gabled front with the first floor projecting forward and overhanging 4 closely-chamfered stone Doric columns to a moulded entablature beam, set forward to the columns, with panelled clasping pilasters and moulded strings to each floor, and bracketed eaves. Central doorway with C20 double doors, flanking C19 two-light left-hand and 4-light right-hand plate-glass windows; windows above in bolection-moulded exposed frames, with 6/6-pane sashes. 1-window right-hand return; the rest of the side is c1988. The rear has a narrow projecting left-hand section, and a projecting second-floor section to the right. INTERIOR: extensively altered 1987; some early C18 panelling and cornice to the front ground-floor room with a stone right-hand fire surround with pulvinated frieze and cornice; left-hand front open-well stair with uncut string, barleysugar balusters, square newels with pyramidal finials, and a moulded rail; fully-panelled first-floor room with 6-panel door and C20 fire surround; a well in the former rear court has a C19 iron hand pump with fly wheel and pump rods. Stone vaulted basement with barrel skid. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached timber fences flank the front doorway, with newels with spike finials, and gates to the left-hand cellar hatch. HISTORICAL NOTE: originally the Pie-Poudre Court of the Market, reputedly held in the first-floor room. Until the 1960s the gable was truncated. The right-hand return rebuilt after the demolition of the neighbouring building through the Inner Ring Road. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 42).

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