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© Mrs Joy Roddy LRPS

IoE Number: 379533
Location: 10 DOWRY SQUARE (north side)
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 901-1/14/1427 (North side) 08/01/59 No.10 and attached basement area railings and piers (Formerly Listed as: DOWRY SQUARE No.10) GV II* Attached house. c1746. By George Tully. Built by Richard Matthews. Limestone ashlar and render over brick, brick gable and party wall stacks and a pantile double-pile roof. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 3 storeys, basement and attic; 4-window range. Part of an attached pair with a rusticated ground floor, moulded ground- and first-floor bands and a moulded coping. A good doorway set between the outer windows, a centrally place window to the right, has fluted Ionic pilasters to a pulvinated frieze, segmental pediment and a 6-panel door. Segmental-arched windows have keyed architraves with sill blocks to 6/6-pane sashes; 2 hipped dormers. INTERIOR: entrance hall with a good open-well stair, panelled doors and shutters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached entrance walls, capped piers and wrought-iron basement area railings. Dowry Square was laid in 1720 by Tully and building continued until 1750. The sides had brick 5-window central houses and 3-window flanking ones, most now rendered and altered. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 205; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 157).

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