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© Mrs Joy Roddy LRPS

IoE Number: 379531
Location: NUMBER 8 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT WALLS AND PIERS, 8 DOWRY SQUARE (north 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 ST5772NW DOWRY SQUARE, Hotwells 901-1/14/1425 (North side) 08/01/59 No.8 and attached front basement walls and piers (Formerly Listed as: DOWRY SQUARE No.8) GV II Attached house. c1725. By George Tully. Stucco over brick, brick party wall stacks and a pantile double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range. Part of a terrace of 3 houses articulated by rusticated pilaster strips, with moulded ground- and first-floor bands and a moulded coping. A right-hand doorway has carved brackets to a semicircular-arched shell hood (taken from St James's Square), 3-pane overlight and 6-panel door. Lintels with 5 rusticated voussoirs to 4/4-pane sashes in flush frames, and a slate hipped dormer. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front basement area walls, capped piers and wrought-iron railings. 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).

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