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© Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS

IoE Number: 379047
Location: NUMBERS 1 TO 31 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS, 1-31 CALEDONIA PLACE (south east side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS
Date Photographed: 15 April 2001
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II*

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BRISTOL ST5672NE CALEDONIA PLACE, Clifton 901-1/13/706 (South East side) 08/01/59 Nos.1-31 (Consecutive) and attached front basement area railings (Formerly Listed as: CALEDONIA PLACE Nos.1-31 (Consecutive)) GV II* Terrace of 31 houses. c1843. By T Foster and W Okely. Limestone ashlar with party wall stacks and slate and pantile double-pile roofs. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style with Greek Revival details. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. A stepped terrace has a banded ground floor to a plat band, giant pilasters to a frieze and overlapping cornice, and coped attic storey. Left-hand doorways have battered recessed surrounds and raised lintels to overlights with 3 round and margin panes, and 8-panel doors with roundels. 6/6-pane sashes, 6-9-panes on the first floor, and 3/6-panes to the attic. Good contemporary stone first-floor balconies on cast-iron brackets have wrought-iron lattice sections separated by panels with anthemion arched tops, cobweb spandrels and arrow braces. Steps down to basement areas, basement doors and service cellars in front, accessed through the pavement. Rear elevations have large semicircular-arched stair windows, most now half concealed by service blocks. INTERIOR not inspected. See Nos 14-34 West Mall (qv). SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron bud-headed basement area railings and gates. Oval Pennant mounting blocks across the pavement. Forms an important group with the matching Nos 14-34 West Mall (qv) opposite, Nos 32-44 Caledonia Place, and Nos.1-13 West Mall, in a very good and for Clifton uniquely formal planned square. HISTORICAL NOTE: Lord Macaulay lived at No.12 in 1852. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 229).

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