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IoE Number: 379528
Location: NUMBER 5 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT RAILINGS AND PIERS, 5 DOWRY SQUARE (west side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mrs Joy Roddy LRPS
Date Photographed: 05 October 1999
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II

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BRISTOL ST5672NE DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells 901-1/13/1422 (West side) 08/01/59 No.5 and attached front basement railings and piers (Formerly Listed as: DOWRY SQUARE No.5) GV II Attached house. 1748. Probably by Thomas Paty. Brick with limestone dressings, brick gable and party wall stacks and a pantile double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. Planned as a symmetrical side to No.4 (qv), with rusticated pilaster strips to a moulded coping. Right-hand doorway has a plain ashlar surround and cornice, and mid C19 two-panel door with roundels and an integral rectangular overlight with margin panes. Cambered heads with 5 stepped voussoirs to 6/6-pane sashes; 2 hipped dormers. Rear elevation has 2 hipped dormers and semicircular-arched stair lights. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron spear-headed railings and gates, and capped piers to entrance steps. A simpler design than No.4 (qv). Dowry Square was laid out by Tully in 1720, and building continued until 1750. Each side had a 5-window middle house and outer 3-window ones, of brick, now altered and mostly rendered, to various designs. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 105; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 157).

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