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IoE Number: 379102
Location: NUMBERS 1 TO 16 AND ATTACHED BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS, AND RAILINGS, GATES AND LAMPS TO PAVEMENT, 1-16 CHARLOTTE STREET (north side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Ms Ruth Povey
Date Photographed: 04 September 2003
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II*

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BRISTOL ST5873SW CHARLOTTE STREET 901-1/10/29 (North West side) 08/01/59 Nos.1-16 (Consecutive) and attached basement area railings, and railings, gates and lamps to pavement (Formerly Listed as: CHARLOTTE STREET (North side) Nos.1-16 (Consecutive)) GV II* Terrace of 16 houses. Begun 1787, completed c1800. By William Paty. Limestone ashlar, brick party wall stacks and a pantile mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basment; 3-window range. A stepped terrace articulated by giant pilasters to a cornice and parapet; Nos 3-5 have later attic storeys with moulded copings. Left-hand semicircular-arched doorways with pilasters to a pediment, good fanlights, No.2 with a lantern, and 6-panel doors. Entrance to No.1 in the left return has a moulded semicircular-arched doorway. Keys to ground-floor windows, plain above, to 6/6-pane sashes, and dormers. Nos 3-5 have early C19 cast-iron balconies with bowed railings, wrought-iron spandrels and tented roof, similar to No.17, and more elaborate with flat railings to No.9. INTERIOR: details include elliptical hall arches with moulded archivolts, a dogleg stair with stick balusters, column newels and ramped rails; frieze and cornice, panelled doors and shutters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area railings and gates, and railings with lamps (these renewed in late C20) to raised pavement and steps extending approx 130m in front. A standard Paty design as used on Berkeley Square and elsewhere. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 213).

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