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IoE Number: 379070
Photographer: Mr Peter Clark LRPS
Date Photographed: 22 July 2001
Date listed: 04 March 1977
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II*

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BRISTOL ST5673NE CANYNGE ROAD, Clifton 901-1/1/719 (South West side) 04/03/77 Norland House and attached walls and piers (Formerly Listed as: CANYNGE ROAD (West side) Norlond House) GV II* House. c1830. Probably by Charles Dyer. Extended 1878 by JH Hirst. Limestone ashlar, ridge stacks, roof not visible. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. 2 storeys and basement; 7-window range. Originally a symmetrical 5-window house, extended to the left with a porch in the re-entrant. Banded basement to a plat band, the earlier block has recessed end sections with inset Greek Doric columns flanking ground-floor windows; the 3-window centre has end panels with incised Greek Key, fluted pilasters to the windows between, to an entablature with a string of metopes, and cornice. The band extends along the recessed left-hand block, as does the cornice and parapet. The large open porch has banded, recessed quadrant corners, Greek Doric columns between incised corners, to a cornice and parapet; the doorway has curved reveals, plate-glass overlight and 2-leaf 6-panel doors. Taller central ground-floor windows, those above with eared architraves and Greek Key panels above, outer first-floor windows have semicircular-arched heads and palmette panels above, all with aprons. Right-hand ground-floor window has a tented verandah with cast-iron railings; the entrance was formerly in the matching bay to the left. INTERIOR: a 1878 lobby with steps up, marble panels to the sides, and brown glazed panels of playing children. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached banded wall extends to the left to 2 pairs of banded, capped piers with incised decoration, separated by a carriage gateway with large timber gates. A flagged road leads to the former stables (not included). Strong stylistic links with houses by Charles Dyer on Litfield Place. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 266).

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