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©  N.L. Stones

IoE Number: 380115
Location: 8 AND 10-20 PARK STREET (north east side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: N.L. Stones
Date Photographed: 04 May 2003
Date listed: 20 February 1975
Date of last amendment: 20 February 1975
Grade II

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BRISTOL ST5872NW PARK STREET 901-1/15/165 (North East side) 20/02/75 Nos.8-18 (Even) Central Chambers (Formerly Listed as: PARK STREET (North East side) Nos.8 AND 10-20 (Even)) GV II Includes: No.1 FROGMORE STREET. Terrace of 5 shops and offices. 1867 and 1872. By WH Hawtin. Limestone ashlar, brick with limestone dressings to the side, party wall stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. 4 storeys and 2-storey basement; 10-window range. An elaborate near-symmetrical front with a lower 3-window right-hand block and 2-window left-hand block set back; C20 shop fronts divided by square piers with foliate capitals, an early C20 shop front to Nos 12 & 14 with bowed glass and plaster ceiling. First-floor cornice, second- and third-floor sill bands, fourth-floor string and a dentil cornice, ramped down to the right-hand block. Tripartite windows to the centre; elaborate architraves and moulded surrounds to each floor, with semicircular-arched first-floor windows with granite dressings, segmental heads to outer second-floor sections, flat-headed the rest, with pediments to central second-floor section, and first floor of the right-hand section. The brick right return drops down 2 storeys to Frogmore Street, of coursed Pennant rubble. 2:3 windows, the right hand projecting 1 window deep, window surrounds as the front. Plate-glass sashes. INTERIOR: flight of steps with wreathed rail and cast-iron newel, and upper rear open-well stair. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 44).

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