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© Ms Ruth Povey

IoE Number: 379830
Photographer: Ms Ruth Povey
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 08 January 1959
Grade II*

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BRISTOLST56NEINNS COURT GREEN, Knowle901-1/57/1552Holy Cross Inns Court Vicarage

BRISTOL ST56NE INNS COURT GREEN, Knowle 901-1/57/1552 Holy Cross Inns Court Vicarage 08/01/59 II* Stair turret. Early C15. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, pantiles and black glazed ridges. 4 sides of a hexagon. Perpendicular Gothic style. 2 storeys with weathered buttresses at the angles; doorway in the side second from right has a 4-centred moulded arch set in a square moulded frame between the buttresses, with plain shields in the spandrels; similar surrounds to single-light windows in the 2 left-hand sides; over them and above the door are 2-light ogee and cinquefoil windows lighting a landing and (removed) run of stairs; ground-floor window to the right of the door is similar to the above but smaller and higher in the wall, and lights surviving stairs from off right up over the door; above is a window with ogee tracery forming trefoils in the spandrels; drip moulding above ground- and first-floor window heads. From the left of the turret extends a wall, sloped to a roof fall with a small 4-centred doorway. C19 shallow roof. The turret is attached to a mid C20 building, (not included). INTERIOR not inspected. The surviving fragment of a once larger house, and probably built for the lawyer Sir John Innys, who died in 1439. 'The most sophisticated piece of building from the early fifteenth century [in Bristol].' (Gomme). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 72).

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