© Ms Ruth Povey
NUMBERS 14-17 AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, 14-17 PORTLAND SQUARE (east side)
BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Ms Ruth Povey
30 June 2001
08 January 1959
Date of last amendment:
30 December 1994
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ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul
901-1/6/1902 (East side)
08/01/59 Nos.14-17 (Consecutive)
and attached area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Terrace of 4 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. Half of
a formal composition interrupted by St Paul's Church (qv), the
end houses project slightly and No.14 has an ashlar attic;
rusticated ground-floor, 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
left gable has a central semicircular-arched stair window and
3 lunettes above the cornice. INTERIOR: completely rebuilt
behind the facade.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spear railings to basement areas.
Forms part of Bristol's '...most complete and beautiful
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 209; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings
of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 220; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth
Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 53).