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© Mr Peter Atkinson

IoE Number: 380184
Location: NUMBERS 1 TO 6 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, 1-6 PORTLAND SQUARE (west side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mr Peter Atkinson
Date Photographed: 11 March 2005
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 08 January 1959
Grade I

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BRISTOLST5973NWPORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul901-1/6/1900(West side)

BRISTOL ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul 901-1/6/1900 (West side) 08/01/59 Nos.1-6 (Consecutive) and attached area railings GV I Terrace of 6 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone ashlar, brick stacks and slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Late Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. Part of a symmetrical composition to the side of the square, interrupted by Surrey Street, in which the end houses project slightly with an ashlar attic storey. A rusticated ground floor, with pilasters from the first-floor plat band to a modillion cornice and parapet; right-hand doorcases have Ionic columns and modillion pediments, batswing fanlights and 6-panel doors; rusticated voussoirs to the ground-floor windows and plain voussoirs above, with 6/6-pane sashes; the end gables have a large central semicircular-arched doorway with a Gibbs surround, and a similar stair windows above. INTERIOR: largely rebuilt c1974 behind the facades, with restored lateral, curved open-well stairs to the middle. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spear railings to basement areas. Part of Bristol's '...most complete and beautiful square' (Gomme). (Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 220; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 55).

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