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© Mrs Joy Roddy LRPS

IoE Number: 379206
Location: BRISTOL ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, GIRAFFE HOUSE, CLIFTON DOWN (south east side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mrs Joy Roddy LRPS
Date Photographed: 13 October 1999
Date listed: 04 March 1977
Date of last amendment: 04 March 1977
Grade II

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BRISTOLST5673NECLIFTON DOWN, Clifton901-1/1/748(South East side)

BRISTOL ST5673NE CLIFTON DOWN, Clifton 901-1/1/748 (South East side) 04/03/77 Bristol Zoological Gardens, Giraffe House II Giraffe house. Mid C19. Possibly by Charles Hansom. Brandon Hill Grit rubble with limestone dressings, and tiled cross-gabled roof with bands of black round-ended tiles. Open plan. Tudor Gothic Revival style. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. Front has a right-hand gable, with ashlar quoins to overhanging eaves, and dressings to openings with ovolo mouldings. Right-hand 2-storey segmental-arched doorway with paired attic windows above, tall left-hand 2-centred arched doorway, with matching windows above. 2 small gabled dormers. Right-hand return has a pair of gables, right-hand doorway, 2 pairs of first-floor windows and a single second-floor window. Mid C20 rear extension. INTERIOR: open to the roof. A period villa in Hansom's manner, adapted to housing giraffes. (Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: 14).

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