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© Mr David J Lewis LRPS

IoE Number: 379245
Location: ROTUNDA, BASTION AND CONNECTING WALL APPROXIMATELY 150 METRES SOUTH WEST OF GOLDNEY HOUSE, CLIFTON HILL (south side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mr David J Lewis LRPS
Date Photographed: 17 September 2007
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 08 January 1959
Grade II*

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BRISTOLST5772NWCLIFTON HILL, Clifton901-1/14/786(South side)

BRISTOL ST5772NW CLIFTON HILL, Clifton 901-1/14/786 (South side) 08/01/59 Rotunda, bastion and connecting wall approx 150m south-west of Goldney House GV II* Garden house and bastion with connecting retaining walls. 1753-7. Render and brick with limestone dressings, red rubble retaining walls. Gothick style, based on Batty Langley design. Raised round summer house connected to round bastion by a length of raised walk. Buttressed retaining wall; summer house rendered to the lower part, string over the windows and cornice, with a W doorway and 4 south windows with ogee head and moulded surround, 9-pane windows and half-glazed door, 3 round windows set in matching false N windows. Crenellated parapet with ogee merlons. Surrounding brick wall with ashlar blocks. Basement room with shallow dome. INTERIOR: a plain bench to the wall. Built by Thomas Goldney as part of his decorative landscape to the house. Formerly a rotunda of columns to an entablature stood on the surrounding wall. Possibly by either James Bridges or Thomas Paty using Langley's pattern book. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 164).

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