© Ms Ruth Povey
THE SUGAR LOAF PUBLIC HOUSE, 1 CHRISTMAS STEPS (south side)
BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Ms Ruth Povey
03 September 2002
03 December 1973
Date of last amendment:
30 December 1994
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ST5873SE CHRISTMAS STEPS
901-1/11/42 (South side)
The Sugar Loaf Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
(Formerly Listed as:
House and pair of attached houses, now one public house.
c1710, altered late C18/early C19, converted late C20,
exterior joinery dating from then. Roughcast, render and
brick, clinker plinth, brick right-hand lateral stack and
pantile hipped roof. 3 double-depth plan units linked into
3 storeys and attic; 3-window range. The early C18 elevation
facing the bottom of Host Street is symmetrical with a clinker
plinth below the ground-floor cills, a public house front to
the right-hand corner and return, and overhanging timber eaves
cornice. A central doorway has a timber pediment on moulded
brackets with recessed bed mould and a door with 4 raised
panels. Raised surrounds to 6/6-pane ground-floor, 9/9-pane
first-floor and 6/9-pane second-floor sashes, in exposed
frames; 2 hipped dormers. Paired 8/8-pane sashes to the public
house beneath a cornice; the 1-window right-hand return has
paired 12/12-pane public house front sashes, and windows above
as the front. 2 right-hand sections stepped up Christmas Steps
have C20 public house glazing to the ground floors; the middle
one has left-of-centre hoist doors above with double doors,
and extends up abutting the brick stack; the right-hand
section has ashlar lintels to first-floor plate-glass and
second-floor 3/6-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: chamfered ceiling beams, ground-floor fireplace, and
C20 public house interior.
Nos 1-7 Christmas Steps were listed on 4.3.1977.
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 12).