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© Mr Michael Perry

IoE Number: 380189
Location: 31-34 PORTLAND SQUARE (west side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mr Michael Perry
Date Photographed: 28 April 2007
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 08 January 1959
Grade I

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BRISTOLST5973NWPORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul901-1/6/1905(West side)

BRISTOL ST5973NW PORTLAND SQUARE, St Paul 901-1/6/1905 (West side) 08/01/59 Nos.31-34 (Consecutive) GV I Terrace of 4 houses. 1789-1820. By Daniel Hague. Limestone ashlar with a slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. Part of a symmetrical formal composition interrupted by Surrey Street. Rusticated ground floor, pilasters from first-floor plat band to cornice and parapet. Left-hand door cases have Ionic columns to entablature and pediment and batswing fanlights, 6/6-pane sashes and dormers; left-hand gable has semicircular-arched doorway and similar windows above with Gibbs surrounds. Only the ground floor of No.31 survives with the doorway filled in. INTERIOR: details in No.33 include segmental arches between ground-floor rooms, and curved dogleg stairs; restored c1980. Basement has segmental-arched vaults. Part of Bristol's '...most complete and beautiful Georgian square' (Gomme). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 209; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 209; Dening C F W: The Eighteenth Century Architecture of Bristol: Bristol: 1923-: 53).

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